Determination of Antibacterial Evaluation, Phytochemical Screening and Ascorbic Acid Assay of Turmeric (Curcuma longa)

 The microbiological susceptibility of an ethanolic extract of Turmeric (Curcuma longa) was investigated using the agar well diffusion method. The extract was found to be active against the bacteria tested, inhibiting all of them, with Shigella flexneri having the highest

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Nutritional and Health Benefits of Carrots and Its Seed Extracts: A Review | Chapter 7 | Emerging Trends in Disease and Health Research Vol.4

Carrots are a root vegetable that are high in bioactive components such carotenoids, flavonoids, polyacetylenes, vitamins, and minerals, all of which have a variety of nutritional and health benefits. The number and kind of bioactive chemicals contained in carrots is

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Transgenic Vegetable Breeding for Nutritional Quality and Health Benefits: A Review| Chapter 3 | Emerging Trends in Disease and Health Research Vol.4

Using transgenic techniques, this article highlights recent initiatives to analyse and change nutrients and bioactive chemicals in vegetable crops. Malnutrition and poor dietary habits have become significant risk factors for noncommunicable illnesses. Vegetables are an essential component of a healthy

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Nutritional Quality and Health Benefits of Vegetables | Chapter 2 | Emerging Trends in Disease and Health Research Vol.4

The nutritional content and health benefits of the major vegetable categories are reviewed and discussed in this article. Each vegetable group has its unique set of nutrients and bioactive chemicals, which distinguishes it from other vegetable groups and vegetables within

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Determination of the Anti-diabetic Activity of Sphenostylis stenocarpa Seed Milk Extract in Alloxan-induced Diabetes Rats

Diabetes mellitus is a chronic metabolic disorder characterised by improper glucose, protein, and lipid metabolism. It's generally connected with glycosuria, or the discharge of too much sweet urine. The majority of anti-diabetes medicines are not only expensive, but they also

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A New Research on Chemical Composition and Rumen Fermentation Profile of Mangrove Leaves (Avicennia marina) from West Sumatra, Indonesia

N. Jamarun, R. Pazla, Arief, A. Jayanegara, and G. Yanti. 2020. Biodiversitas Journal 21: 5230-5236 published a new study titled "Chemical composition and rumen fermentation profile of mangrove leaves (Avicennia marina) from West Sumatra, Indonesia." The goal of this study

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Investigating the Anti-diabetic Effect of Leucaena leucocephala Linn. (Ipil-Ipil) Seed Extract on Albino Mice

Using the Randomized Complete Block Design (RCBD) using albino mice as test animals, the anti-diabetic action of Leucaena leucocephala Linn. (Ipil-ipil) seed extract was demonstrated. The researchers also wished to identify the phytochemicals in the extract, as well as assess

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