• Aulia Rakhman Department of Nutrition Science Faculty of Public Health, Hasanuddin University
  • Veni Hadju Department of Nutrition Science Faculty of Public Health, Hasanuddin University
  • Burhanuddin Bahar Department of Nutrition Science Faculty of Public Health, Hasanuddin University


Honey has been widely used as a substitute for sugar, especially during pregnancy that requires food intake with a low glycemic index (GI). The aim of this study to assess the nutritional content and IG of honey Moringa in pregnant wistar rats. The research method is experimental research lab to design Randomized Post Test Only Control Group Design on GI and Proximate analysis and phytochemical analysis of the nutrient content of Moringa honey. The research sample used 24 pregnancy rats into 1 control group (0.22ml) and 3 honey intervention group (0.27ml) consisting 6 animals each. Intervention in 14 days with measurement GI on gestation day 14. Analysis use correlation method AUC to show value of GI and statistical analysis using the One-Way ANOVA, followed by post hoc test analysis test methods LSD. The results study of carbohydrate content honey plus Moringa do not reach SNI, protein and fat reach SNI, for carbohydrate, protein and fat content of Moringa honey reach SNI, while the flavonoid content be higher in honey and polyphenol content is higher in Moringa honey. The results animal studies of GI honey (61), honey plus moringa (62.07) and honey moringa (65.05) are medium category (55-70). The results significant differences in food group reference to the intervention group. The results of post hoc LSD was no significant difference between the natural honey (105.17), Honey plus moringa (126.50) and honey moringa (132.83) in comparison Glycemic value. Honey, honey plus moringa and honey moringa can control the GI in pregnancy


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