Daun Kelor (Moringa oleifera L.) as an Alternative Resource of Isoflavone for Postmenopausal Women
Rehuel Christian, Theresia P.E. Sanubari, Kristiawan P.A. Nugroho
Available Online November 2019.
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- Post Menopause, Isoflavone, Osteoporosis, Moringa oleifera L
- Post menopausal women experience physiology and dietary pattern changes which impact their health status. Hormonal changes, especially the decreased of estrogen, considered as a main trigger of health issue like osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. While, hormon replacement therapy has many side effects, high-isoflavon diet emerge as an alternative for helping post menopause women encouter hormonal imbalance because isoflavon role as phytoestrogen. Panti wreda (elderly nursing home) is one of the parties that can help the nutritional management of postmenopausal women regularly. This research aims to looking for local food which can be used especially by elderly nursing homes as an isoflavon-contained diet. This research was carried out by in-depth interviewand observation in Panti Wreda Mandiri Salib Putih (PWMSP) Salatiga along with literature review. Daun kelor (Moringa oleifera L.) contains isoflavon and calcium which helping postmenopausal women deal with osteoporosis issue. Therefore, daun kelor (Moringa oleifera L.) can be used either by PWMSP and society as an altenative diet for postmenopausal women.
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TY - CONF AU - Rehuel Christian AU - Theresia P.E. Sanubari AU - Kristiawan P.A. Nugroho PY - 2019/11 DA - 2019/11 TI - Daun Kelor (Moringa oleifera L.) as an Alternative Resource of Isoflavone for Postmenopausal Women BT - 5th International Conference on Health Sciences (ICHS 2018) PB - Atlantis Press UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/ichs-18.2019.30 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/ichs-18.2019.30 ID - Christian2019/11 ER -