Allyssa, Fairudz and Khairun, Nisa Berawi (2015) Effects of Dietary Fiber to Cholesterol Level on Overweight Patients. Majority, 4 (8). pp. 121-126. ISSN 2337-3776


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Overweight incidence in worldwide is tend to increase, including in Indonesia. It happens because change of lifestyle of Indonesian people. Overweight is influenced by consumption factor, sedentary life, genetic and social determinant such as family economy. Overweight that can lead to obesity could create diseases such as metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes mellitus, atherosclerosis, coronary heart disease and cancer. Lots of medications for obesity with hypercholesterolemia have been found, but if this condition is treated just in curative side, it still could create serious health problems. One of the effort that we can do is modify consumption factors as risk factor with increase fibrous food. Dietary fiber is a form of complex carbohydrate which commonly get from plants. In common, dietary fiber, like lignin, inulin and B-glucan can help to lower blood cholesterol level by ensnare the fat in intestine and bind bile acids and increase the excretion of bile acids to stool. Keywords: cholesterol, dietary fiber, HDL (High Density Lipoprotein), LDL(Low Density Lipoprotein) , obesity, overweight

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RB Pathology
Divisions: Fakultas Kedokteran (FK) > Prodi Pendidikan Dokter
Date Deposited: 16 Jan 2017 01:59
Last Modified: 16 Jan 2017 01:59

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