Published in Fitness and Wellness Business Week, September 27th, 2006
Study 1: Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors-gamma agonist action shows blood pressure-lowering effects.
"The metabolic syndrome is a cluster of disturbances such as type 2 diabetes mellitus, hypertension, central obesity, dyslipidemia, and others for which insulin resistance and compensatory hyperinsulinemia have been proposed to be the underlying disorders. Several possible mechanisms linking insulin resistance and compensatory hyperinsulinemia with hypertension have been described, such as renal sodium reabsorption enhancement, sympathetic nervous...
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