Recent awareness on health benefits of berries has led to more research on its benefactories. The antioxidant actions of berries are well known, and they top the list with the highest AOC (Antioxidant Capacity). Studies have shown that red raspberries along with a range of other berries offer many benefits to people with type 2 diabetes, most notably an increase in insulin sensitivity.
In a recent study, researchers have reported raspberry as a promising alternative in the treatment of hyperglycemia and dyslipidemias. The study findings were published in the Journal of Medicinal Food on December 23, 2021.Raspberry production and consumption have increased in recent years due to its polyphenol content such as anthocyanins and ketones, bioactive compounds that have been studied to reduce blood glucose levels and stabilize the blood lipid profile.
Most of the polyphenols have been found to reduce the risk of some chronic diseases like diabetes mellitus, obesity, cardiovascular disease, cancer, and many other diseases. The study concluded that " According to the results, raspberry can be included in nonpharmacological treatment of hyperglycemia and dyslipidemias."
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