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UDC. 663.865:613.3   DOI:
ORCID: 0000-0002-7080-8051
  Doctor of Sciences (Agriculture), Professor at the Department of Commodity Science, Safety and Quality Management, Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics
19, Kyoto str., Kyiv, 02156, Ukraine
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ORCID: 0000-0003-4000-7314
  PhD in Technical Sciences, Associate Professor, 
Associate Professor at the Department of Commodity Science, Safety and Quality Management, Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics
19, Kyoto str., Kyiv, 02156, Ukraine
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ORCID: 0000-0003-2943-9124
  Postgraduate student at the Department of Commodity Science, Safety and Quality Management, Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics
19, Kyoto str., Kyiv, 02156, Ukraine


Background. The increasing of psycho-emotional pressure as a result of stress is a typical characteristic of today’s life. It is known that dietary compliance which is able to increase the effectiveness of natural stress-limiting systems is a prerequisite for the prevention and treatment of functional disorders of a stressful origin. Such diet usually includes beverages with the medical herbs in content.
It was investigated that demand for such beverages is not entirely satisfied in Ukrainian market. There are only herbs tea and herbs additives which limits the consumer choice. That is why it stimulates the scientists and producers for developing new types of beverages concentrates.
The purpose of the study was to investigate the effects of developed milk and chicory beverages concentrates on the patients state who has unstable psycho-emotional state and functional disorders of the digestive system by medical testing.
Materials and methods. The research object was developed milk and chicory beverage concentrate Tsykorlakt soothing. The evaluation of the therapy effectiveness was based on the medical observation of influence the developed beverage concentrate for the patients state with the functional disorders of the digestive system with stressful nature, which means who has unstable psycho-emotional state. It was also included a questionnaire by Kulykov L. V. to determine the levels of patients stress and 24-hour esophageal pH monitoring, which allows to estimate the frequency, duration and daily dynamics of gastroesophageal reflux. In addition, the levels of cortisol in the blood were determined as one of the stress markers by the LibraS32PC spectrophotometer.
Results. According to the results of the questionnaire, it was found that after four weeks of treatment for those patients who took as sedative medications the restored beverages concentrates there was not a high level of stress. At the same time, four patients who took herbal tea could not move to a lower level of stress and remained at a high level.
The results of the 24-hour esophageal pH monitoring shows that patients who took restored beverages concentrates of Tsykorlakt soothing duringtherapy have the average changes of medical analysis 21 %, patients who took herbal teas – 12 %. Thereby, the effectiveness of treatment with the help of developed concentrates is 9 % higher compared to the treatment by herbal teas.
The level of cortisol has decreased by 3.75 times and is 255 nmol/l in patients who took developed concentrates of beverages Tsykorlakt soothing and 1.95 times with a level of 489 nmol/l in patients who took herbal teas.
Conclusion. In conclusion, the research confirms that the usage of developed milk and chicory beverages concentrates with antistress action Tsikorlak soothing in complex therapy of physiological disorders of the digestive system for patients with unstable psycho-emotional state contributes to a faster decrease in the acidity and the number of reflux which destroys the mucous membrane of the organs of the digestive system, exhibit anti-inflammatory effects and have a positive effect on the autonomic nervous system.
Keywords: physiologically functional beverages, milk and chicory beverages concentrates, chicory, milk powder, medicinal herbs, stress, antioxidant activity.


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