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Journal of Food and Nutrition Research. 2021, 9(1), 40-44
DOI: 10.12691/jfnr-9-1-6
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Effect of Hibiscus sabdariffa Tea Extracts Intake on the Atherosclerosis Biomarkers in Adults

Asmaa Talal Al-Malki1, , Heba Abbas Ahmed Sindi2 and Mohammed Hussain Al-Qahtani3

1Department of Food and Nutrition Science, Faculty of Science, Taif University, Taif, Saudi Arabia

2Department of Food and Nutrition, Faculty of Human Sciences and Designs, King Abdul-Aziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

3Centre of Excellence in Genomic Medicine Research (Cegmr) King Abdulaziz University (Kau), Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Pub. Date: January 07, 2021

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Asmaa Talal Al-Malki, Heba Abbas Ahmed Sindi and Mohammed Hussain Al-Qahtani. Effect of Hibiscus sabdariffa Tea Extracts Intake on the Atherosclerosis Biomarkers in Adults. Journal of Food and Nutrition Research. 2021; 9(1):40-44. doi: 10.12691/jfnr-9-1-6


Purpose: In Saudi Arabia, about 46% of total of deaths caused by Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs). Recently, an association between the bioactive components in Hibiscus sabdariffa and atherosclerosis prevention was detected. The present study aimed to examine the influence of anthocyanins from Hibiscus sabdariffa tea extracts on the atherosclerosis biomarkers in adults in Saudi Arabia. Patients and Methods: 16 female Participants, with mean age was of about 20-35 years were asked to fast for 12 hours after 3 days washout, then blood sample were collected and blood pressure were measured before and after consumption of Hibiscus sabdariffa tea extract. All, participants consumed. H. sabdariffa tea extract (240 ml tea bag) twice a day for 6 weeks. blood sample and blood pressure were collected at the end of intervention. Biochemical analysis, determination of Antioxidant concentration and determination of oxidized low-density lipoprotein (OxLDL) Levels were carried out. Results: A significant decline in blood pressure (systolic and diastolic) and OxLDL for the participants while no changes in levels of LDL, TG, cholesterol and the rate of glucose. A significant increase in HDL was, also, observed. The study found that there were no significant differences in participants antioxidants concentration. Conclusion: The study suggests that anthocyanins from H. Sabdariffa may have an effective role in preventing of atherosclerosis due to the influence of relevant biomarkers related.

anthocyanins cardiovascular diseases bioactive components antioxidants

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