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Alloxan in refined flour : A Diabetic concern

  title={Alloxan in refined flour : A Diabetic concern},
  author={Shakila Banu},
Diabetes mellitus has been considered as one of the major health concerns all around the world today. The newest tainted food supply concern is that flour in commonly consumed baked goods is being bleached with chloride oxide that produces alloxan as a byproduct, leading to toxic effect on Beta cells of the pancreas. This causes an insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus also called as "Alloxan Diabetes". Alloxan is a well-known and universally used agent for evoking experimental insulin dependent… 

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