The Effect of Caulerpa racemosa Diet to Cholesterol Level Of Wistar Rats

Dewi, Eko Nurcahya and Ma’ruf, Widodo Farid and Ibrahim, Ratna and Suharto, Slamet (2014) The Effect of Caulerpa racemosa Diet to Cholesterol Level Of Wistar Rats. In: Proceeding The 3rd International Seminar of Fisheries and Marine Science "Strengthening Science and Technology Towards the Development of Blue Economy". Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Science, University of Riau, Pekanbaru. ISBN 978-979-792-546-8

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Caulerpa racemosa has been commonly eaten by people of Jepara coast as vegetables, however there are few reports on the nutritional value.C. racemosa seaweed can be categorized as nutricious foodsince its contain fatty acids that is needed by body and others nutrition such as protein, dietary fiber, vitamin and minerals. The objectives of this research was to analysediet from C. racemossa especially on it effect in lowering cholesterol. This research was conducted on August – November 2012.Samples were taken fromthe coastal waters of Jepara, Central Java province.Rats animalsmodel wereobserved individually.The treatments applied on the research were as follow: control; ½ ODH (Optimal Dose of Human); 1 x ODH (ODH=0,09 gr/kg/day of C.racemosa ) and 2 x ODH (0,18 gr/kg/day of C. racemosa). The dose of seaweed flour of C racemosa in the amount of ½ optimal Dose of Human which is 0,045gr/kg/day able to decrease the cholesterol level for 58,13% in 2 weeks. A highly significant effect (P <0,01) on the cholesterol level between treatments. Triglyceride and LDL were significant different (P <0,05) between treatments. Howeverthere was no significant effect (P>0,05) on HDL (High Density Lipoprotein) between treatments.

Item Type:Book Section
Subjects:S Agriculture > SH Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling
Divisions:Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences > Department of Fisheries
ID Code:65116
Deposited By:Mr. Sugeng Priyanto
Deposited On:31 Oct 2018 10:58
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