Investigation of the effect of food types on melatonin hormone level in human body

Joint Authors

Jar Allah, Aziz Latif
Hamzah, Isam Shakir
Mahmud, Tariq Yasin
Ayyash, Muhammad Abbud

Source

Medical Journal of Babylon

Issue

Vol. 18, Issue 1 (31 Mar. 2021), pp.32-36, 5 p.

Publisher

University of Babylon College of Medicine

Publication Date

2021-03-31

Country of Publication

Iraq

No. of Pages

5

Main Subjects

Biology

Topics

Abstract EN

Background: Melatonin, a neurohormone produced by the pineal gland, hasrecently been reported in foods, mainly of plant origin.

Melatonin provides a number of benefits for human health.

It has many important health benefits because it is a potent antioxidant and anti‑inflammatory hormone.

Objectives: The aim of this work is to investigate the relationship between malnutrition and food deprivation on melatonin levels in normal individuals in comparison with people suffering from gastrointestinal diseases.

This study will focus on the nutritional factors apart from the intake of tryptophan that affects melatonin levels in humans.

Materials and Methods: This study reported interests regarding the optimization, validation, and application of analytical liquid extraction and high‑performance liquid chromatography (SYKAM) coupled to a fluorescence detector for the determination of melatonin in rice grains and blood samples.

Results: In the presentstudy, the resultsshowed that there were significant differences between the three study groups, where the lowest values for melatonin hormone concentration were found in Group C as 2.033 ± 0.69 pg/mL which includes people suffering from famine, whereas the results of Group B showed clear differences of concentration than that in Group (C) as 3.520 ± 0.62 pg/mL which includes patients who were in hospital suffering from diseases and disorders of the digestive system, but at the same time their values were less than that of the healthy control Group A as 6.457 ± 0.59 pg/mL.

Conclusion: Based on the present study, it can be concluded that melatonin hormone levels are highly deficient in people who are suffering from poverty, deprivation, and starvation compared to people with problems and disorders of the digestive Background: Melatonin, a neurohormone produced by the pineal gland, hasrecently been reported in foods, mainly of plant origin.

Melatonin provides a number of benefits for human health.

It has many important health benefits because it is a potent antioxidant and anti‑inflammatory hormone.

Objectives: The aim of this work is to investigate the relationship between malnutrition and food deprivation on melatonin levels in normal individuals in comparison with people suffering from gastrointestinal diseases.

This study will focus on the nutritional factors apart from the intake of tryptophan that affects melatonin levels in humans.

Materials and Methods: This study reported interests regarding the optimization, validation, and application of analytical liquid extraction and high‑performance liquid chromatography (SYKAM) coupled to a fluorescence detector for the determination of melatonin in rice grains and blood samples.

Results: In the presentstudy, the resultsshowed that there were significant differences between the three study groups, where the lowest values for melatonin hormone concentration were found in Group C as 2.033 ± 0.69 pg/mL which includes people suffering from famine, whereas the results of Group B showed clear differences of concentration than that in Group (C) as 3.520 ± 0.62 pg/mL which includes patients who were in hospital suffering from diseases and disorders of the digestive system, but at the same time their values were less than that of the healthy control Group A as 6.457 ± 0.59 pg/mL.

Conclusion: Based on the present study, it can be concluded that melatonin hormone levels are highly deficient in people who are suffering from poverty, deprivation, and starvation compared to people with problems and disorders of the digestive system.

American Psychological Association (APA)

Hamzah, Isam Shakir& Ayyash, Muhammad Abbud& Mahmud, Tariq Yasin& Jar Allah, Aziz Latif. 2021. Investigation of the effect of food types on melatonin hormone level in human body. Medical Journal of Babylon،Vol. 18, no. 1, pp.32-36.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-1248149

Modern Language Association (MLA)

Ayyash, Muhammad Abbud…[et al.]. Investigation of the effect of food types on melatonin hormone level in human body. Medical Journal of Babylon Vol. 18, no. 1 (Jan. / Mar. 2021), pp.32-36.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-1248149

American Medical Association (AMA)

Hamzah, Isam Shakir& Ayyash, Muhammad Abbud& Mahmud, Tariq Yasin& Jar Allah, Aziz Latif. Investigation of the effect of food types on melatonin hormone level in human body. Medical Journal of Babylon. 2021. Vol. 18, no. 1, pp.32-36.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-1248149

Data Type

Journal Articles

Language

English

Notes

Includes bibliographical references : p. 36

Record ID

BIM-1248149