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The Therapeutic Properties of Coloured Rice-derived Polyphenols

Global obesity rates are of epidemic proportion. With limited treatments available there is a large demand for therapeutic alternatives. Polyphenols derived from coloured rice varieties may serve as a potential functional food alternative in combating obesity and obesity-related diseases. This project will investigate if polyphenols derived from coloured rice can alleviate oxidative stress and inflammation in biological invitro, exvivo and invitro models of obesity.

Project date

12 Oct 2018-30 Apr 2019
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Principal investigator

Callcott, Esther

Research organisation

Charles Sturt University

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Alternative protein Aquaculture Cereal grains Cross industry Essential oils Fruits Game Honey bees Nuts Other rural industries Pasture, fodder & feed Poultry Pulse grains
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    Australia

  • Organisation type

    Research funding body

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