Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences

Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences
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ISSN: 2155-9600


Samir M. Osman

  • Research Article
    Purslane Seeds Fixed Oil as a Functional Food in Treatment of Obesity Induced by High Fat Diet in Obese Diabetic Mice
    Author(s): Samir M. Osman and Mohammed A. HusseinSamir M. Osman and Mohammed A. Hussein

    The GC-MS analyses of purslane seeds fixed oil revealed the presence of 7 components. 9,12,15-octadecatrienoic acid methyl ester was the major constituent of purslane seeds fixed oil representing (41.18%) followed by, 9, 12-octadecadienoic acid methyl ester (27.23%). The aim of the present article is to investigate the effects of purslane fixed oil (150 and 300g/kg of diet) in obese diabetic mice for 8 consecutive weeks prior. The results showed that purslane fixed oil has antidiabetic and antioxidant actions in experimental diabetic mice. Indeed, purslane fixed oil was significantly prevented the increase in the levels of body weight, blood glucose, triglycerides, total cholesterol, LDL-C, atherogenic index and thiobarbituric acid reactive substances (TBARS) in the liver tissue and improved the insulin resistance index as well as liver reduced glutathione (GSH) and superoxide dismuta.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2155-9600.1000332

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