The Effect of Sea Tangle Supplementation and Exercise Training on Blood Glucose and Lipid Profile in Rats

다시마 보충과 운동훈련이 흰쥐의 혈당과 혈중지질에 미치는 영향

  • Hwang, Hye-Jin (Department of Food and Nutrtion, Dong-Eui University) ;
  • Kwak, Yi-Sub (Department of Physical Education, Dong-Eui University) ;
  • Kim, Hyang-Suk (Department of Food and Nutrtion, Dong-Eui University) ;
  • Choi, Yung-Hyun (Department of Oriental Medicine, Dong-Eui University) ;
  • Kim, Byung-Woo (Department of Life Science & Biotechnology, Dong-Eui University) ;
  • Kwon, Hyun-Ju (Department of Life Science & Biotechnology, Dong-Eui University) ;
  • Yoon, Byung-Kon (Department of Special Physical Education, Dong-Eui University)
  • 황혜진 (동의대학교 식품영양학과) ;
  • 곽이섭 (동의대학교 체육학과) ;
  • 김향숙 (동의대학교 식품영양학과) ;
  • 최영현 (동의대학교 한의학과) ;
  • 김병우 (동의대학교 생명응용공학과) ;
  • 권현주 (동의대학교 생명응용공학과) ;
  • 윤병곤 (동의대학교 특수체육학과)
  • Received : 2010.04.14
  • Accepted : 2010.05.13
  • Published : 2010.05.31


The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of Sea Tangle supplementation and exercise training on blood glucose and lipid profile in rats. Twenty seven, 4-week old male Sprague-Dawley rats were divided into the control group (C, n=9), sea tangle group (D, n=9) and sea tangle+exercise group (D+T, n=9). Exercise training was performed 5 days a week using a treadmill running program for 6 weeks (5 m/min, 0% grade, 30 min). There was no difference in blood glucose (C: $175.9{\pm}47.5$, D: $173.9{\pm}34.0$, D+T: $165.0{\pm}38.0\;mg/dl$) and triglyceride (C: $251.1{\pm}91.8$, D: $215.0{\pm}90.0$, D+T: $200.0{\pm}89.3\;mg/dl$) among the groups. Total cholesterol value of the D+T group ($81.8{\pm}11.2\;mg/dl$) was significantly lower than that of the C ($103.0{\pm}13.5\;mg/dl$) and D ($102.1{\pm}14.5\;mg/dl$) groups. High density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) was significantly high in the D+T ($40.9{\pm}9.7\;mg/dl$) group compared with the C ($32.6{\pm}3.8\;mg/dl$) group and D ($31.7{\pm}7.3\;mg/dl$) group. The value of low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) for the D ($98.0{\pm}41.0\;mg/dl$) group was statistically lower than the C($114.5{\pm}41.8\;mg/dl$) group, and higher than the D+T ($91.2{\pm}41.7\;mg/dl$) group. In conclusion, sea tangle injection and exercise had a positive effect on blood lipid profiles.


Sea Tangle;blood glucose;triglyceride;cholesterol;high density lipoprotein;low density lipoprotein


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