The Effect of Moringa Leaves Juice on Blood Glucose Levels and Total Cholesterol at Adults in Dry Land Area of East Nusa Tenggara Islands
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- moringa leaves juice, blood glucose levels, hypercholesterolemia
The result of basic health research in Indonesia shows that the prevalence of metabolic disease in Indonesia is increasing from year to year. Diabetes Mellitus type two (DM type 2) has the highest prevalence of diabetes thus increasing the risk of hypercholesterolemia. Moringa leaves (Moringa oleifera) contains flavonoids. This compound is very effective and safe in reducing glucose level that it can be used as a preventive of DM type 2. Moreover, flavonoid also have hypocholesterol effect. The purpose of the research is to determine the effect of moringa leaves juice on blood glucose level and total cholesterol on adults in East Nusa Tenggara Islands. The design of the study is quasy experimental with pre and post-test on non-equivalent control group. Samples were selected with purposive sampling technique. The total sample consisted of 42 people that were divided into two groups namely intervention group (16 samples) who consumed 200 ml of moringa leaves juice for three days and control group (27 samples). The result show that there is no significant differences before and after intervention. In other words, there is no effect of consuming moringa leaves juice on blood glucose level (p=0,432) and total cholesterol (p=0,134).
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TY - CONF AU - Rr Listyawati Nurina AU - Ika Febianti Buntoro AU - Rahel Rara Woda AU - Elisabeth Levina Setianingrum PY - 2020 DA - 2020/03/20 TI - The Effect of Moringa Leaves Juice on Blood Glucose Levels and Total Cholesterol at Adults in Dry Land Area of East Nusa Tenggara Islands BT - Proceedings of the 5th Universitas Ahmad Dahlan Public Health Conference (UPHEC 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 266 EP - 267 SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.200311.050 DO - 10.2991/ahsr.k.200311.050 ID - Nurina2020 ER -