3. Anti-Diabetic effect

a. A study conducted by Kainan University, Taiwan found out that Rice Bran Oil enriched with oryzanol Increases LDL-Receptor and HMG-CoA Reductase mRNA Expressions and Insulin Sensitivity in Rats with Streptozotocin/Nicotinamide-Induced Type 2 Diabetes


- Source:- Journal of Clinical Biochemistery and Nutrition, Japan., 45, 29–36, July 2009

b. In a study conducted by Nirma University India Oryzanol has been found to have protective effect on hyperglycemia- induced thermal hyperalgesia and oxidative stress which might be responsible for diabetes induced nerve damage or the disease called Diabetes Neuropathy.


- Source:-Brazilian Journal of Pharmacognosy [online]. 2012, 1092-1103. Epub Sep 06, 2012 .

c. A Study conducted by Kyungpook National University, Republic of Korea illustrated protective effect of Oryzanol and ferulic acid on high fat diet induced hyperglycemia via regulation of insulin Secretion and hepatic glucose regulating enzyme activities.

- Source:-Journal of Food Science, Korea Volume 76, Issue 1, pages H7–H10, January/February 2011