The Effects of Supplementing Hancornia speciosa (Mangaba) on Bowel Motility and Inflammatory Profile of Wistar Rats.

  title={The Effects of Supplementing Hancornia speciosa (Mangaba) on Bowel Motility and Inflammatory Profile of Wistar Rats.},
  author={Vit{\'o}ria Helena de Oliveira Teixeira Reis and Cynthia Monteiro Santee and Paulo S{\'e}rgio Loubet Filho and Thayn{\'a} Gil Santos and Carolina Amianti and Wander F O Fili{\'u} and Bruna Paola Murino Rafacho and Luciane Candeloro Portugal and Elisv{\^a}nia Freitas Dos Santos},
  journal={Journal of medicinal food},
The prevalence of gastrointestinal disorders, such as constipation, has been increasing. Genetic factors and lifestyle are some of the etiologies of this issue, affecting the health of the population. Natural products have properties that contribute to health maintenance and health promotion, including reduction of the inflammatory process. Hancornia speciosa, popularly known as mangaba, is an abundant and native fruit in the Brazilian Cerrado, commercialized for culinary purposes and used… Expand
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