Sea buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides)
Sea buckthorn/Nutrient Depletion:
- Fatty acidsFatty acids: Based on human study, ingestion of sea buckthorn reduced the proportion of palmitic acid (16:0) in skin glycerophospholipids (0.05<p<0.1) (50; 1). The percentage of pentadecanoic acid was lowered (p<0.01) in both plasma phospholipids and neutral lipids.
- GlucoseGlucose: Based on animal study, sea buckthorn may reduce serum glucose levels; however, based on current research, no effect on glucose has been observed with sea buckthorn ingestion (8; 22).
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