10Sep 2017


  • Asst. Prof. Symbiosis College of Nursing,
  • Senior Advisor Medicine MH Khadki,
  • Nursing Officer MH Khadki,
  • Tutor, Symbiosis International University.
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Background: Obesity is one of the major health problems now days. It is not always necessary that if the person is not obese, the serum cholesterol level is normal. Various interventions are available now days including dietary supplements which claim to reduce serum cholesterol level. Methods: An experimental study has done on 40 samples (20 experimental and 20 control) selected randomly in Pune city, India. Apple cider vinegar (oral) therapy was given to experimental group for the duration of 4 months from January, 2017 to April, 2017. Confounding variables were controlled by selecting homogeneous sample of males and who were regularly going for morning walk daily (both experimental & control). T-test was used to compare experimental and control group. Chi- square test was used to determine the association between socio-demographical variables and observed data. Results: Independent T-Test results showed that there is significant difference between the experimental group and control group (p< .005). Chi-square shows significant association between age, BMI and the serum cholesterol level (p=.002). Conclusion: Results showed that regular intake of apple cider vinegar empty stomach in morning and before each meal helps to reduce total cholesterol level as well as LDL level.

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[Deepak Sethi, Col. KK Ashta2, Maj Kirti and Rani and Mr. Mangesh Jabde. (2017); AN EXPERIMENTAL STUDY TO ASSESS THE EFFECTIVENESS OF APPLE CIDER VINEGAR ON SERUM CHOLESTEROL LEVEL IN PUNE CITY. Int. J. of Adv. Res. 5 (9). 114-119] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com

Col. Ashta
Senior Advisor Medicine MH Khadki


Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/5308       DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/5308

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