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Adverse health effects due to arsenic exposure: Modification by dietary supplementation of jaggery in mice

These results demonstrate that jaggery, a natural functional food, effectively antagonizes many of the adverse effects of arsenic

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Antioxidant activity in sugarcane juice and its protective role against radiation induced DNA damage

The aqueous extracts of three varieties of sugarcane were studied. These varieties showed good antioxidant properties and were also able to protect against radiation induced DNA damage in pBR322 plasmid DNA and Escherishia coli cultures. In conclusion, the study reveals ...

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Antioxidant activity of phenolic compounds from sugar cane (Saccharum officinarum L.) juice

Phenolic compounds in sugar cane (Saccharum officinarum L.) juice were identified and quantified by analytical high performance liquid chromatography and photodiode array detection, showing the predominance of flavones (apigenin, luteolin and tricin derivatives), among flavonoids, and of hydroxycinnamic, caffeic and ...

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Antioxidant activity of sugar molasses, including protective effect against DNA oxidative damage

Extracts were obtained from molasses, a byproduct of the sugar industry, via a number of chromatographic steps. Their antioxidant capacity was studied, including the inhibitory effect upon DNA oxidative damage; the phenolic compound profile thereof was ascertained as well. Two ...

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Arsenic in drinking water - A review on toxicological effects, mechanism of accumulation and remediation

The aim of this review article is to bring out the toxicological effects caused by arsenic on the biological systems. Drinking water is the major direct source of arsenic exposure by general population. The two predominant species of arsenic are ...

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Arsenic in the environment: Effects on human health and possible prevention

Arsenic is a major environmental pollutant and exposure occurs through environmental, occupational and medicinal sources. The contaminated drinking water is the main source of exposure and affected countries are India (West Bengal), Bangladesh, China, Taiwan, Thailand, Chile, Argentina and Romania ...

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Comparison of protective effects of three varieties of sugarcane leaves on oxidative stress in Clone 9 cells

The protective effects of water extracts of sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L.) leaves among three varieties, including 28NG256, wild type, and ROC10, on t-BHP-induced oxidative stress in Clone 9 cells were systematically compared. Among these three varieties, 28NG256 showed the highest ...

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Cytoprotective and antioxidant activity studies of jaggery sugar

Jaggery and other sugars were evaluated for cytoprotectivity, DPPH radical scavenging activity, reducing power and DNA protection. Total phenol content and phenolic acid composition were also determined. Results indicated a total phenolic content of 26.5, 31.5, 372 and ...

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DNA damage protection against free radicals of two antioxidant neolignan glucosides from sugarcane molasses

BACKGROUND Sugarcane molasses is a potential by-product of the sugarcane manufacturing industry that is rich in antioxidant materials. The present study aimed to obtain antioxidative compounds from sugarcane molasses and to evaluate their ability to protect DNA from oxidative damage ...

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Effects of the non-sugar fraction of brown sugar on chronic ultraviolet B irradiation-induced photoaging in melanin-possessing hairless mice

Brown sugar has been used traditionally for the treatment of skin trouble as a component of soaps or lotions. Symptoms of aging including wrinkles and pigmentation develop earlier in sun-exposed skin than unexposed skin, a phenomenon referred to as photoaging ...

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Enhanced translocation of particles from lungs by jaggery

The enhanced translocation of coal particles from lungs to tracheobronchial lymph nodes was observed in jaggery-treated rats. Moreover, the jaggery reduced the coal-induced histological lesions and hydroxyproline contents of lungs. These findings along with the preventive action of jaggery on ...

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Genotoxic effects of arsenic - Prevention by functional food-jaggery

The outcome of study showed that Jaggery the natural functional food has the efficiency to encounter the genotoxic effects induced by arsenic

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Ground water arsenic contamination in Bangladesh - Causes, effects and remediation

The serious arsenic contamination of groundwater in Bangladesh has come out recently as the biggest natural calamity in the world. The people in 59 out of 64 districts comprising 126,134 km2 of Bangladesh are suffering due to the arsenic ...

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Influence of diet, vitamin, tea, trace elements and exogenous antioxidants on arsenic metabolism and toxicity

Health risk of arsenic (As) has received increasing attention. Acute and chronic exposure to As could cause several detrimental effects on human health. As toxicity is closely related to its bioaccessibility and metabolism. In real environment, many factors, such as ...

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Jaggery protects hepatorenal injury induced by acute exposure to carbon tetrachloride in Wistar rats

In this study, we evaluated the protective activity of aqueous extract of jaggery against CCl4-induced hepatic-renal damage in rats. Jaggery was administered in one group at doses of 250, 500 and 750 mg/ kg body weight (bwt) (p.o., once ...

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Nephroprotective effect of jaggery against acute and subchronic toxicity of acetaminophen in Wistar rats

The present investigation was planned to evaluate the nephroprotective activity of jaggery against acetaminophen (APAP)-induced renal damage in rats. The protective activity of jaggery at different doses (250, 500, and 750 mg/kg, orally) was evaluated against oxidative damage ...

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Radioprotective effect of sugar cane extract in chickens

SCE was orally administered into the crop of 3-week-old chickens for 3 consecutive days before or after x-ray radiation at a dose of 500 mg/kg/day. The survival rate of SCE administered chickens before x-ray radiation at a dose ...

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Therapeutic potential of jaggery against silica nanoparticles induced toxic manifestations in Sprague-Dawley rats

The protective effects of aqueous extract of Jaggery were evaluated against silica nanoparticles (SNPs) induced toxic manifestations in liver, kidney and lung tissues. Male albino rats were orally treated with Jaggery (400 and 800 mg/kg) for 7 days, after ...

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