Fatharani, Mentari Olivia and Angraini, Dian Isti (2017) Efektivitas Brokoli (Brassica Oleracea var. Italica)dalam Menurunkan Kadar Kolesterol Total pada Penderita Obesitas. Majority, 6 (1). pp. 64-71. ISSN 2337-3776


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Obesity is a condition where there is accumulation of fat is abnormal or excessive in the body precisely in adipose tissue which can impair health. Obesity is one of the factors predisposing diseases Non Communicable Disease (NCD). The condition of obesity is associated with elevated levels of blood cholesterol or hypercholesterolemia. Cholesterolemia often called hypercholesterolemia is an increase in levels of low density lipoprotein (LDL) and triglycerides, as well as decreased levels of high density lipoprotein (HDL). Buildup of cholesterol is a component of plaque that can cause narrowing and blockage of arteries. Blockage of leg arteries cause claudication (pain on walking) for peripheral arterial disease. Blockage of the carotid arteries can cause strokes, and blockage of coronary arteries causes angina (chest pain) and heart attacks. Broccoli (Brassica oleracea var. Italica) is a type of green vegetables that are widely used as anti-cancer and antioxidant therapy. Consumption of broccoli shows that there is a significant decrease in total cholesterol and LDL, and HDL increased significantly. Broccoli has the effect of directly and indirectly in lowering cholesterol in the blood. The immediate effects of broccoli lowers cholesterol, namely by preventing the oxidation of fat and improve fat metabolism. Indirect effects caused by repairing the pancreatic beta cells and increases insulin sensitivity so smoothly glucose metabolism and blood glucose levels to be stabilized.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RZ Other systems of medicine
Divisions: Fakultas Kedokteran (FK) > Prodi Pendidikan Dokter
Depositing User: DIAN ISTI Rini Angraini
Date Deposited: 30 May 2017 04:53
Last Modified: 30 May 2017 04:53
URI: http://repository.lppm.unila.ac.id/id/eprint/2016

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