The International Journal of Biological Research (TIJOBR)
Muhammad Adeel1, Muhammad Awais Mansha1, Ali Asghar1, Atiq ur Rahman1, Muhammad Aqib Saeed1
1National Institute of Food Science and Technology, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan.
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2020 / Vol: 3 / Issue: 2
Consumption of therapeutic and functional foods has been associated with health promotion and reduction in risk of diseases. Globally, almost 800 plants have been identified with their anti-diabetic and anti-hyperlipidemia therapeutic properties. Ananas comosus has gained much attention in terms of therapeutic effects including anti-diabetic, anti-oxidative, anti-diarrheal and anti-hyperlipidemia properties. Proposed study has been designed to explore the effect of A. comosus leaves extract on hyperglycemia and other blood parameters. Study was carried out on male rats. Twenty rats were equally distributed in 4 groups. Rats were provided with A. comosus leaves extract for 35 days. Serum samples were collected to check the level of serum glucose, glycosylated hemoglobin, AST, ALP, ALT, uric acid, urea and creatinine. Blood serum was be used to determine the level of uric acid, protein, urea and creatinine. Collected data of tests performed was statistically analyzed to check the significance level. Ananas comosus were used for proximate analysis. The results were statistically analyzed for the glucose levels, protein levels, HbA1c, urea uric acid, creatinine, uric acid, ALP, AST, ALT concentrations from the blood samples. Results indicated that A. comosus leaves have anti-diabetic properties and does not possess any harmful effect on kidney and liver.
Key words: Ananas comosus, hyperglycemia, anti-hyperlipidemia properties
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