Journal of Food Technology

Year: 2005
Volume: 3
Issue: 4
Page No. 472 - 474

Irvingia Gabonensis on Body Weight and Bloods Lipids in Normolipidemic Guinea Pigs

Authors : J.L. Ngondi , S.C. Makamto and J. Oben

Abstract: The aim of the present study was to investigate the effect of an oral administration of the crude extract of I gabonensis on body weight, blood, liver and faeces lipids in normolipidemic Guinea pigs. The oral treatment with acqueous extract of Irvingia gabonensis seeds at the dose of 250 mg/ kg for three weeks induced a significant increase in weight and HDL cholesterol. More over a significant decrease in plasma triglycerides and LDL cholesterol was also noticed.

How to cite this article:

J.L. Ngondi , S.C. Makamto and J. Oben , 2005. Irvingia Gabonensis on Body Weight and Bloods Lipids in Normolipidemic Guinea Pigs . Journal of Food Technology, 3: 472-474.

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