Ameliorative effect of tamarind leaf on fluoride-induced metabolic alterations

  title={Ameliorative effect of tamarind leaf on fluoride-induced metabolic alterations},
  author={Rupal A. Vasant and A. V. R. L. Narasimhacharya},
  journal={Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine},
  • Rupal A. Vasant, A. V. R. L. Narasimhacharya
  • Published 2012
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine
  • ObjectivesFluoride is a serious health hazard across several nations, and chronic intake of fluoride deranges the carbohydrate, lipid and antioxidant metabolism in general. As there are limited remedial measures to prevent fluorosis, we investigated the role of tamarind leaf as a food supplement in restoration of carbohydrate, lipid and antioxidant metabolism in fluoride-exposed albino rats.MethodsAlbino rats were exposed to fluoride (100 ppm sodium fluoride) through drinking water and fed diet… CONTINUE READING
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