DOI Prefix : 10.9780 | Journal DOI : 10.9780/22307850
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Volume : III, Issue : XI, December - 2013

Effect Of Supplementation Of ''murraya Koenigii” And “ Ocimum Sanctum Leaves” In Niddm Subjects

Jyothi. A , Rajani. N And Bramhini. M

DOI : 10.9780/22307850, Published By : Laxmi Book Publication

Abstract :

Globally the number of people with diabetes is increasing due to population growth, aging, urbanization, and increasing prevalence of obesity and physical inactivity. Quantifying the prevalence of diabetes and the number of people affected by diabetes, now and in the future is important to allow rational planning to control and prevent. India has long passed the stage of a diabetes epidemic. The problem has now reached, in scientific language, "pandemic" proportions. To put it simply, it has crossed the dividing line in which it is a problem associated with individuals, no matter how large this number may be, and is now a very large public health problem, growing astronomically year after year. To begin with, curry leaves are anti-oxidants, anti-diabetic, anti- microbial, anti-inflammatory, and protect from various diseases cutting the risk of cancer plus lowering the risk of diabetes by stimulate the pancreas for secretion of insulin, prevention and control of diabetes. The commonly used spice curry patter (Murrayakoenigii) is traditionally consumed by diabetics in southern part of India. The curry leaves could control the amount of glucose entering the bloodstream. Similarly Tulasi leaves also are effective in treatment for diabetes by reducing blood glucose levels and significant reduction in total cholesterol levels. It acts as antioxidant, antibacterial, ant diabetic, antiviral, adaptogenic, and immune enhancing properties. Keeping this in view, the present study was designed to investigate the beneficial effect of the leaves of Murrayakoenigii and Ocimum Sanctum leaves on diabetes. The study revealed that there is a significant change in the FBS, PPBS and Lipid profiles of subjects who were supplemented with food mix (Curry leaves powder and Tulasi leaves powder). Hence it can be concluded that adequate intake of curry leaves powder and Tulasi leaves powder. The diet has impact on FBS, PPBS peak and lipid profile there is a 1 percent level of significance.

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Jyothi. A , Rajani. N And Bramhini. M, (2013). Effect Of Supplementation Of ''murraya Koenigii” And “ Ocimum Sanctum Leaves” In Niddm Subjects. Indian Streams Research Journal, Vol. III, Issue. XI, DOI : 10.9780/22307850,

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