Acta Scientific Nutritional Health (ASNH)(ISSN: 2582-1423)

Systematic Review Volume 6 Issue 8

Effects of Kombucha in Diabetes Induced Animal Models: A Systematic Review

Greice Dotto Simoes1*, Roberta Giorgi1, Caina Correa do Amaral1, Camila Perello Ferrua1, Geovanna Peter Correa1, Tiago Fernandez Garcia1, Amanda de Lima Aldrighi2, Karoline Brizola de Souza2, Aline Longoni dos Santos1, Adriano Martimbianco de Assis1, Priscila Marques Moura de Leon3, Fernanda Nedel1

1Research Group on Cellular and Molecular Biotechnology Applied to Health (GPCell), Graduate Program in Health and Behavior, Catholic University of Pelotas, Brazil
2Graduate Program in Health and Behavior, Catholic University of Pelotas, Brazil
3Equine Genomics Research Group - GenE, Nucleus of Biotechnology, Technological Development Center, Federal University of Pelotas, Brazil

*Corresponding Author: Fernanda Nedel, Research Group on Cellular and Molecular Biotechnology Applied to Health (GPCell), Graduate Program in Health and Behavior, Catholic University of Pelotas, Brazil.

Received: May 31, 2022; Published: July 29, 2022

This study aimed to systematically review the literature to identify the effects of KB in animal models of diabetes induction. A search was carried out in the following databases: PubMed, Scopus, Scielo, ScienceDirect, and ISI Web of Knowledge, using the descriptors “(Kombucha [MeSH])” and “(Kombucha tea [MeSH])”. From the articles found, two independent and previously calibrated reviewers, using the EndNote X7 (Thomson Reuters, New York, US), selected those that investigated the effects of KB in animal models of diabetes induction. Of the 1214 studies found, 7 were included in the systematic review. All studies used male rats and induced diabetes with alloxan or streptozotocin. The most prevalent substrate applied in the KB fermentation was sweetened black tea (BT). The included studies focused on biochemical analysis, mainly in markers for diabetes (glucose, insulin and glycated hemoglobin), lipid profile, antioxidant molecules, and histological analyses of the pancreas and the liver, demonstrating a reverse in damages caused by the chemical induction of diabetes in animal models. In this study, a panel of KB effects in parameters altered by diabetes induction in rats was created, which could contribute to understanding the benefits of KB administration.

Keywords: Kombucha; Polyphenols; Antioxidant; Animal Model; Diabetes Induction; Systematic Review


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Citation: Greice Dotto Simoes., et al. “Effects of Kombucha in Diabetes Induced Animal Models: A Systematic Review".Acta Scientific Nutritional Health 6.8 (2022): 121-134.


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