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Vol. 10, Issue 9 (2021)

Study on antioxidant activity and health benefits of Ajwa dates

Author(s):
Rozeena Parvez, Ankita Gautam and John David
Abstract:
The aim of study was to determine the nutritional composition of Ajwa Dates (phoenix dactylifera). Ajwa Dates one of the famous variety in Saudi Arabiya and other countries. Ajwa dates have been many health and nutritive benefits properties. Recent studies show that Ajwa date extracts are beneficial for ischaemic cardiac disease. In Ajwa dates have anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant and Anti-Atherogenic properties. Dates are always used as a source of high nutrient value all over the world. They are available in many different varieties and types. Every single date’s varieties have been different properties. Studies shown that dates contain 46-87% of carbohydrates, 2.1 -5.9% protein and 0.3-0.5% fats, 6.4-11.5% dietary fiber in supplementary to being rich in minerals and vitamins provide them necessarily a complete meal.
The mechanisms of these effects include inhibition of degradation of endogenous antioxidants like Nitric Oxide, inhibition of lipid peroxidation and therefore reduction in free radical formation. Studies show that different Ajwa varieties have different Nitric Oxide inhibitory activity. One study showed that extract from Ajwa, Either in ethyl Acetate, Methanolic.
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How to cite this article:
Rozeena Parvez, Ankita Gautam, John David. Study on antioxidant activity and health benefits of Ajwa dates. Pharma Innovation 2021;10(9):10-13.

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