نوع مقاله : مقاله مروری
1 دانشجوی دکتری، مرکز تحقیقات امنیت غذایی، دانشکدهی تغذیه و علوم غذایی، دانشگاه علوم پزشکی اصفهان، اصفهان، ایران
2 دانشیار، گروه تغذیهی جامعه، دانشکدهی تغذیه و علوم غذایی، دانشگاه علوم پزشکی اصفهان، اصفهان، ایران
عنوان مقاله [English]
Background: Resveratrol belongs to a large group of biologically active substances found in plants which are classiﬁed as phytoestrogen because of their ability to interact with estrogen receptors. Several beneﬁcial effects of resveratrol are described in the literature such as cardioprotective, anti-cancer, anti-inﬂammatory and antioxidant actiosn. There are Conflicting evidence about the beneficial effects of resveratrol in treatment and prevention of diabetic complications. So, we decided to explore them in this review.Methods: Related articles from Google scholar, PubMed, Scopus databases from 2000 to 2010 were searched.Conclusion: Several useful effects of resveratrol in prevention and treatment of diabetes mellitus were recorded. However, almost all of the studies were conducted in animals that regarding the possible effects in human, similar studies should be proposed in them.