The tuber extract and flour of Dioscorea alata normalize the blood lipid profile of rabbits treated with high cholesterol diets
Nurheni S. Palupi
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Dioscorea alata (DA) tuber has potential to prevent the condition of hyperlipidemia due to the bioactive compound, such as anthocyanins, diosgenin, and dietary fiber that beneficial in normalizing blood lipid profiles. In this research, the effect of water extract and flour of DA tuber administration was examined on rabbits treated with high cholesterol diets.