Various preparations of black grass jelly based products eg effervescent, liang tea, instant tea, supplements, gel or provisional or cao has proven capable of overcoming many diseases such as cholesterol, diabetes, hypertension, and anti-inflammatory, immunomodulatory and hepatoprotective. For cholesterol, the product effervescent Cincau black with additional pandan leaf and red ginger, burrow tea and tea-based instant grass jelly black with the addition of fragrant pandan leaves, and cinnamon, gel Cincau commercial blacklist able Components Chemical Units in every 100 grams Calories Protein Fat Carbohydrate calcium Phosphorus Iron Vitamin A Vitamin B1 Vitamin c Water Materials that can be digested (bdd) (%) 122 cal 6 grams 1 gram 26 grams 0.1 grams 0.1 grams 0.0033 grams 10.75 SI 0:08 grams 0017 grams of 66.0 grams of 40 Potential Cincau Black As Functional Food - Wahyono, et al Journal of Food and Agro-Industry Vol. 3 No. 3 p.957-961, July 2015 959 significant effect on the prevention of the effects of the rise in blood cholesterol levels, triglycerides, LDL and raise HDL levels [12, 13, 14]. This is because the black grass jelly had higher levels of antioxidants, phenols, flavonoids and soluble fiber that can lower cholesterol levels, triglycerides, LDL and increase HDL in the blood. Moreover, due to the addition of fragrant pandan leaves, cinnamon, and leaves bungur also an effect on the blood lipid profile. This is because the fragrant pandan leaves contain alkaloids, saponins, flavonoids, tannins, polyphenols and dyestuffs. The content of the work is able to inhibit the activity of HMG-CoA reductase enzyme and inhibiting the absorption of cholesterol in the digestive tract. Cinnamon also contains an active component that has potential as an antioxidant. The component is eugenol, safrole, sinamaldehid, tannin, kasium oksalah, and camphor. Cinnamon is also helpful in preventing blockage of blood vessels due to buildup of fatty deposits. Red Ginger contains a total phenolic components contained therein, where ginger has a total phenol levels are higher than levels of phenols contained in tomatoes and noni. Gingerol and shogaol as phenolic antioxidant in ginger. In addition, red ginger also has anthocyanins and tannins in the skin rimpangnya. The soluble fiber in the black grass jelly is also able to cope peningktan cholesterol in the blood. This is because the soluble fiber can increase HDL levels, thereby reducing the risk of atherosclerosis. HDL levels capable of transporting cholesterol from the liver to the network. By consuming large amounts of dietary fiber is able to provide the body's defense against the onset of diseases such as colon cancer, cardiovascular disease, and obesity.
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