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Journal Of Functional Foods Template
  • Zaid Abdurrasyid
Zaid Abdurrasyid
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Abstract

Diabetes is one of the degenerative disease. The number of diabetic patient increase from year to year and become a global health problem. Diabetic patient needs functional foods to maintain a normal blood glucose level. Tempe is a food that rich in bioactive compounds that potential to be antidiabetic through various mechanisms. This study was done to analyze the effect of tempe flours made from soybean tempe and germinated soybean tempe on antioxidant status and pancreatic beta cell profile of diabetic rats. The stages of this research include preparation of flours from soybean tempe and germinated soybean tempe, bioassay using experimental rats, biochemical and histology analysis. Two-month-old of 28 male Sprague-Dawley rats weighing approximately 175-200 g, were used in this study. The rats were divided into four groups: (1) negative control (normal rats fed with casein), (2)