By Seema Patel
Bankruptcy 1: Introduction.- bankruptcy 2: An underutilized tropical plant Psidium cattleianum (Strawberry guava).- bankruptcy three: Opuntia culmination as resource of cheap practical foods.- bankruptcy four: nutrition and pharmaceutical capability of Carissa genus.- bankruptcy five: Portulaca oleracea: an untapped bioactive repository for overall healthiness amelioration.- bankruptcy 6: Grape seeds: Agro-industrial waste with immense sensible meals potential.- bankruptcy 7: most up-to-date and powerful entrant to the sensible foodstuff zone: Chia seeds.- bankruptcy eight: Prosopis genus as nutrients and drug repository: Exploring the literature databases.- bankruptcy nine: Resurgence of curiosity in historic grain quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa): An appraisal.- bankruptcy 10: A promising CAM healing for a number of cancers: Milk thistle (Silybum).- bankruptcy eleven: Chaga (Inonotus obliquus) mushroom: Nutraceutical review in line with most recent findings.
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Further, it was observed that the rats receiving the combination treatment for 7 weeks followed by the extract alone were capable of attaining blood glucose level as that of non-diabetic rats. The extract at a dose of 1 mg/kg daily could elicit anti-diabetic effect. Wolfram et al. (2002) reported that a soluble fibre in O. robusta fruits can retard carbohydrate absorption and reduce the postprandial rise in blood glucose and serum insulin in patients with type-II diabetes. Liu et al. (2010) also investigated the hypoglycaemic effect of the extracts of Opuntia fruit polysaccharide in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats.
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2003). Osorio-Esquivel et al. (2011) reported richness of O. joconostle fruit pericarp in phenolic compounds and betacyanins. Abd El-Razek et al. (2012) demonstrated that Opuntia fruit juice with its 22 3 Opuntia Fruits as a Source of Inexpensive Functional Food high total phenolics, total flavonoids, vitamin C, vitamin E and β-carotene content can keep oxidative stress under check and minimize cataract risk in diabetes patients. Oral administration of 3 ml juice daily to alloxan-induced hypoglycaemic rats for 8 weeks remarkably increased the concentration of GSH-Px, SOD and decreased NO.