International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medicine Science | Nigeria | Volume 3 Issue 12, December 2014


Suppressive Effect of Active Principles in Malus Domestica (Apple) in Hypercholestremia and Hyperglycemic Adult Male Subjects of Anambra State

Oguwike F.N | Ebede S.O | Ukekwe F.I | Mamah B. E | Nwafia W.C


Abstract: Hypercholesteremia and hyperglycemia are silent killer diseases that have unnoticeably vanished people from the mother earth worldwide. Plants and fruits have been found very useful for purposes of treatment of diseases among other benefits. Malus domestica is such one whose suppressive effects on hypercholestremia and hyperglycemic subjects were studied.38 subjects were selected comprising of male adult subjects of age range 50-70 yrs and grouped into Group A (control n=10), Group B (hypercholestremia subjects n=14) and Group C (hyperglycemia subjects n=14). Results showed that Malus domestica decreases cholesterol and blood sugar levels (P


Keywords: Cholesterol, diabetes, Malus domestica, haemoglobin, platelets, hypercholesteremia


Edition: Volume 3 Issue 12, December 2014,


Pages: 1521 - 1523


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