Volume 5, Issue 5, September 2017

  • Phytochemical, Antioxidant and Antimicrobial Activities in the Leaf, Stem and Fruit Fractions of Basella Alba and Basella Rubra

    Gabriel Olaniran Adegoke, Olaoluwa Ayodele Ojo

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 5, September 2017
    Pages: 73-79
    Received: 28 February 2017
    Accepted: 24 April 2017
    Published: 30 October 2017
    Abstract: The overlapping nutritional and nutraceutical benefits of green leafy vegetables provides a better support for the well-being of human. This study was aimed at investigating the antioxidant, antimicrobial and phytochemical components of the methanol extracts from selected under-utilised green leafy vegetables (Basella alba and Basella rubra). The i... Show More
  • Phytochemical Evaluation, Anti-obesity and Antihyperlipidemic Effects of Combined Administration of Green Coffee, Cinnamon and Ginger

    Gehan Fawzy Abdel Raoof, Khaled Younes Mohamed, Hala Mahmoud Mohammed

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 5, September 2017
    Pages: 80-84
    Received: 8 October 2017
    Accepted: 18 October 2017
    Published: 8 November 2017
    Abstract: This study aims to evaluate anti-obesity and antihyperlipidemic effects of individual and combined administration of ginger, cinnamon and green coffee on the hyperlipidimic rats. It is the first report dealing with the effects of the combined administration of these three plants as anti-obesity and antihyperlipidemic agents. Sprague-Dawley rats wer... Show More