Madhavi U Jahagirdar

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An open label intervention study was undertaken on 26 mild hypertensives and 26 apparently healthy adults (30-60 y), for the effect of Sudarshan Kriya Yoga practice for two months as complementary therapy. In the hypertensives, there was a significant decrease in diastolic blood pressure (P < 0.01), serum urea (P < 0.01) and plasma MDA (malondialdehyde(More)
BACKGROUND Green leafy vegetables (GLV) are rich sources of beta-carotene, iron and other micronutrients. Our in vitro studies have demonstrated good antioxidant potential in GLV. Moreover linkages of GLV intakes with plasma retinol and ascorbic acid were seen in apparently healthy Indians. AIM OF THE STUDY To investigate the effect of GLV as a natural(More)
OBJECTIVES Apparent absorption of eight micronutrients and degradation of phytic acid were studied in human subjects who underwent ileostomy. The prominent factors affecting micronutrient absorption from vegetarian Indian meals (n = 11) were identified. METHODS Levels of beta-carotene, ascorbic acid, riboflavin, and thiamine in food and ileostomy contents(More)
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