Here’s how Avocado can help in delaying diabetes


Avocado, also known as alligator pear is known for its high nutrient value and used to add extra flavour and rich texture to food. Considered as the main ingredient of guacamole, this fruit comes in many shapes and colours is rich in vitamins and minerals that make it a healthy choice for people of all age groups.

You will be surprised to know that it doesn’t contain any cholesterol or sodium and is also low in saturated fat.

While we all have been reading about its rich fibre content that makes it effective in weight loss and metabolic health, a recent study has highlighted that it can also help in delaying or preventing diabetes.

According to the latest study published in the journal- Molecular Nutrition and Food Research, it has been found that avocado has a compound that can inhibit cellular processes that normally lead to diabetes. During the research, it was found that the compound was easily absorbed into the blood with no adverse effects on the kidney or liver.

The researchers have found that avocation B (AvoB), a fat molecule found only in avocado, counters incomplete oxidation in skeletal muscle and the pancreas to reduce insulin resistance.

In a human clinical, AvoB was given as a dietary supplement to participants eating a typical western diet was absorbed safely into their blood without affecting their kidney or skeletal muscle,

After the successful demonstration of its safety in humans, the team is planning to conduct clinical trials to test AvoB’s efficient in treating metabolic ailments in people too.

Inputs from ANI

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