Influence of Passion Fruit (Passiflora edulis, f. flavicarpa, DEG) Juice Sweetened with Sucrose, Saccharin and Cyclamate on Blood Glucose in Normal and Diabetic Rats (Rattus norvegicus)

Author(s): Kelly C. S. Nascimento, Armando U. O. Sabaa-Srur

Journal Name: The Natural Products Journal

Volume 2 , Issue 2 , 2012

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Diabetic and normal rats were fed rodent feed and drank passion fruit (Passiflora edulis) that was sweetened with sucrose, or saccharin plus cyclamate. During the 21 days of feeding, the blood glucose and body weight increased to dangerous levels only in the diabetic rats that drank passion fruit sweetened with sucrose.

Keywords: Passion fruit, diabetes, saccharin, cyclamate, blood glucose, carotenoids, LDL, diabetics, sweetened, hypolycema

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Year: 2012
Published on: 29 May, 2012
Page: [108 - 110]
Pages: 3
DOI: 10.2174/2210315511202020108
Price: $25

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