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New Tequila Plant Sweetener May Aid Diabetes, Weight Loss, Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados Study


3/17/2014 6:46:38 AM

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Could a new sugar substitute actually lower blood sugar and help you lose weight? That’s the tantalizing – but distant – promise of new research presented at the American Chemical Society (ACS) this week.

Agavins, derived from the agave plant that’s used to make tequila, were found in mouse studies to trigger insulin production and lower blood sugar, as well as help obese mice lose weight.

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