NUTRITIONAL VALUE AND GLYCAEMIC INDEX OF KFC AND LOCAL BURGERS IN NORMAL AND DIABETIC HUMAN SUBJECTS
1Muhammad Shoaib Akhtar, 2Robina Kausar, 3Muhammad Salman Akhtar &Amanat Ali
1Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sargodha, Sargodha,2Department of Rural Home Economics, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad-Pakistan and Staten Island Hospital, New York, USA.
Keywords: Nutritive value, Glycaemic index, Burger, diabetes,
Abstract

Prevalence of diabetes mellitus has increased all over the world particularly in the developing countries including Pakistan. A study was designed to determine the nutritive value and glycaemic responses of 5 different test and control meals including chapatti + eggs and three varieties of KFC burger (Zinger, Chicken, Sub 60) and local burgers. To determine the nutritive value approximate analysis (CHO, Protein, fat, ash, fibre contents) of 6 different meals were done and to determine the glycaemic responses blood was taken by Finger Prick method and glycaemic responses were noted after 0, 30, 60, 90, 180, 120 minutes for diabetic volunteers on 0, 15, 30, 45, 60, 90, 120 minutes for normal volunteers. It was observed that all the five burgers included in the study possess high glycaemic indices. It is conceivable; therefore, that diabetic patients and obese individuals should not take all these burgers in their daily routine

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Identifiers and Pagination:
Year:2011
Volume:3
First Page:191
Last Page:196
Publisher Id:JAppPharm (2011 ). 3. 191-196
Article History:
Received:January 7, 2011
Accepted:March 31, 2011
Collection year:2011
First Published:April 13, 2011


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Welcome to the research group of Prof. Dr. Cornelia M. Keck in Marburg. Cornelia M. Keck is a pharmacist and obtained her PhD in 2006 from the Freie Universität (FU) in Berlin. In 2009 she was appointed as Adjunct Professor for Pharmaceutical and Nutritional Nanotechnology at the University Putra Malaysia (UPM) and in 2011 she obtained her Venia legendi (Habilitation) at the Freie Universität Berlin and was appointed as a Professor for Pharmacology and Pharmaceutics at the University of Applied Sciences Kaiserslautern. Since 2016 she is Professor of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics at the Philipps-Universität Marburg. Her field of research is the development and characterization of innovative nanocarriers for improved delivery of poorly soluble actives for healthcare and cosmetics. Prof. Keck is executive board member of the German Association of Nanotechnology (Deutscher Verband Nanotechnologie), Vize-chairman of the unit „Dermocosmetics“ at the German Society of Dermopharmacy, active member in many pharmaceutical societies and member of the BfR Committee for Cosmetics at the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR).

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