Ellie R Amirova
Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, USA
Saint Petersburg State University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Posters & Accepted Abstracts: Altern Integr Med
Background: For decades, researchers have sought ways to reduce or eliminate Type 2 diabetes, for which the exact
cause is not known, and there is no cure. Chinese herbal medicine has a long history of successful treatment of
diabetes. Long term consumption of food products containing herbs with hypoglycemic properties could be a viable
treatment solution for diabetic patients.
Aim: The purpose of this study was to develop a process for manufacturing a new bread product that contains Chinese herbs with hypoglycemic properties.
Methods: Different fractions of the herbal formula were added into the dough to determine a maximum dosage that would produce bread that is palatable, shelf-stable, and retains desirable organoleptic properties of bread.
Results: Results demonstrated little variation in moisture between control sample and samples with herbs. With increasing amounts of herbs, the acidity of the bread increased and the porosity decreased. Organoleptic characteristics, such as appearance and internal.
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