Medicinal & Aromatic Plants

Medicinal & Aromatic Plants
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ISSN: 2167-0412

Elmaadawy AA

Elmaadawy AA


  • Research Article
    Different Preparations of Coffee Have Varied Effects on Body Weight and Blood Lipids in Experimental Rats
    Author(s): Ismail MS, Saad HH, Elmaadawy AA and Al-Qahiz NMIsmail MS, Saad HH, Elmaadawy AA and Al-Qahiz NM

    Coffee beverage is a globally consumed and is prepared in different ways. This study aims at finding out the effects of different preparations of coffee on body weight and blood lipids in experimental rats. Forty male albino rats (130 ± 2.3 g) were divided into five equal groups (n=8), control, Turkish coffee medium roasting (TMC), Turkish coffee dark roasting (TDC), instant coffee (IC), and Arabian coffee (AC). Each group received 2 ml oral dose of coffee (0, 4.3, 4.3, 14.3, 8.6 mg/100 g BW respectively). The experiment continued for 30 days, and by the end, rats were anesthetized and killed for collection of blood samples. Triglycerides, total cholesterol, HDLc, LDLc, VLDLc, and total lipids were determined in serum. Samples of liver, kidney, and heart were collected for histopathological examination. Results showed that rats fed different preparations of coffee had significa.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2167-0412.1000203

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