International Journal of
Nutrition and Metabolism

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Nutr. Metab.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2332
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJNAM
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 124

Table of Content: January 2011; 3(1)

January 2011

Glycemic and insulinemic responses to pumpkin and unripe papaya in type 2 diabetic subjects

Glycemic and Insulinemic responses to pumpkin and unripe papaya by estimating their glycemic index (GI) and insulinemic index (measured by c-peptide) from Bangladeshi origin were investigated in T2DM patients. Based on serving size in the Bangladeshi society, the GL of those two food items were also calculated. Ten T2DM subjects, under a cross-over design, consumed equi-carbohydrate amount (25g of total carbohydrate) of...

Author(s): Kaniz Fatema, Farzana Rahman, Nurunnahar Sumi, Khadizatul Kobura, Afsana Afroz and Liaquat Ali

January 2011

Effects of polypeptide-k supplemented soft bun on blood glucose level in healthy adults

The aim of this study is to evaluate the effects of Polypeptide-k (Ppk) supplemented soft roll on the blood glucose level of 18 healthy individuals as compared to control soft roll alone. Healthy individuals were fasted overnight and blood was taken at baseline (0 min) before consumption of control soft roll, and at 0, 30, 90, 150 and 210 min. Glucose level was then determined. This procedure was repeated with Ppk...

Author(s): Lee Cheng Lok, M. D. Yong Yean Sirn, M. D. Zuraini Ahmad, Azhar Yaacoband Muhammad Nazrul Hakim,