Effectiveness of Zack’s Cocoter Avocado Juice against Blood Pressure on Old Age Hypertension Patients in Palembang
Muzakar, Listrianah1, Ahmad Fudholi2

1Muzakar, Jurusan Gizi, Poltekkes Kemenkes Palembang, Indonesia. Listrianah, Jurusan Keperawatan Gigi, Poltekkes Kemenkes Palembang, Indonesia.
2Ahmad Fudholi, Solar Energy Research Institute, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi Selangor, Malaysia

Manuscript received on 18 April 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 25 April 2019 | Manuscript published on 30 April 2019 | PP: 740-744 | Volume-8 Issue-4, April 2019 | Retrieval Number: D6259048419/19©BEIESP
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Abstract: Hypertension is a disorder of the blood vessels that cause the oxygen supply and nutrients carried by the blood is nutrients carried by the blood are inhibited until the body tissue in need. This study aims to determine the effect of avocado juice+young coconut water to elderly who suffer from hypertension in Palembang. This study using Systematic Random Sampling as a way to take the sample, each sample amounted to 30 people for treatment and 30 people for comparison. Then the treatment group given avocado juice+young coconut water and the comparison group got Marjan green syrup for 7 consecutive days. The results showed that there is effect of giving the avocado juice+young coconut water on the systolic blood pressure with p-value < (α) 0.05, but there is no effect of avocado juice+young coconut water on diastolic blood pressure. There is an effect of avocado juice+young coconut juice on decreasing systolic blood pressure.
Keywords: Hypertension, Avocado Juice + Young Coconut Water, Old Age.

Scope of the Article: Bioinformatics