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Drinking pie melon juice may counter diabetes

22 November 2015

Drink juice of Mother Mary’s Pie Melon (Dosakaya in Telugu; Dosaka in Tamil) and counter the lifestyle diseases like diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disorders.

With sugar-laden diet and beverages posing a major risk factor for lifestyle diseases such as diabetes, obesity and cardio-vascular disorders, a group of scientists from Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad has studied the effect of Dosakaya (DK) (Cucumis melo var. chito) juice on sucrose-induced glucose intolerance and oxidative stress. While glucose intolerance leads to more than normal levels of glucose in the blood stream (also called pre-diabetes state), oxidative stress is caused by free radicals and associated with many diseases, including diabetes, cardiovascular disorders and cancer….

Source: http://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/health/drinking-pie-melon-juice-may-counter-diabetes/article7903808.ece

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November 23, 2015 at 11:22 am

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