Author : Esther Margarita Livida Sinsuw*, Bella Friska Sabi, Alexander O. Maengkom
Cholesterol is a fat that is largely formed by the body itself, especially in the liver called endogenous, and about 30% is obtained from the food called kolestreol exogenous. Laor worm (Polychaeta) that consumed the community is actually the posterior Polychaeta organisms that contain egg and sperm. Has the content of Oleic Acid, Linoleic Acid, Linolenic Acid, EPA and DHA. How different breeds of laor developments with other animals, in the process of marriage both males as well as females releasing part of the anterior posteriornya. This research aims to know the influence of Consumption Laor (Polychaeta) against a decrease in Total cholesterol levels in people with Hiperkolesterolemia in the village of Mawea sub-district of North Halmahera Regency East Tobelo Year 2017. This type of research is research "Quasy Experiment Design With Pre-Post Test Control Group". with huge samples of 10 respondents in the village Mawea of sampling non probability sampling by means of consecutive types of sampling. Statistical tests using T-test with the significance of the values α = 0.028 < 0.05. And the value T table 2,776 < 3,364, then the zero hypothesis is rejected and the alternative hypothesis diterimah means there is influence consumption laor (Polychaeta) against a decrease in total cholesterol levels in people with hiperkolesterolemia. By consuming laor can lower cholesterol levels. It can be seen from the average cholesterol levels before and after consuming laor decline, before 323 mg/Dl after 182 mg/dL within an average of 141 mg/dL. It is recommended to always hiperkolesterolemia in people with cholesterol levels checked on a regular basis to the nearest health care places and always utilizing laor as anti cholesterol. Key words: Kolesterol, Cacing Laor (Polychaeta).
Dr. Arend L Mapanawang, Sp.PD, FINASIM, PhD