Despite the good fortune of living in a country that follows the much loved and varied Mediterranean diet, there are still many people who tend to eat the same things every day. Not exploiting, consequently, all the incredible variety of ingredients that Mother Nature proposes and offers.
In this way, you not only deprive your body of the possibility of benefiting from the various advantages that some ingredients offer, but you also risk overloading the body with the same foods. Foods that, perhaps, in large quantities may not do too well.
Not always known
Indeed, one of the first secrets to stay healthy, and to exploit nutrition for this purpose, lies in the ability to know how to vary. To do this, we must therefore commit ourselves to “discovering” new foods, tasting and trying foods that we may not have known until then. Foods that are not well known or that we may never have had the opportunity to eat. In the next paragraph we will talk about one of these foods.
Hardly anyone buys it but this unknown fruit lowers cholesterol and lowers blood sugar
In the past we have had the opportunity to present foods and drinks that can positively interfere with cholesterol and blood sugar levels, such as this wine, for example. Well, with the aim of expanding the knowledge of our readers on this topic, we want to present another one. Let’s find out what it is, in fact almost nobody buys it but this unknown fruit lowers cholesterol and lowers blood sugar. We refer to the barberry. Indeed, the fruit of this plant, which is then a berry about one centimeter in size, contains a substance called berberine.
The latter, as we can see also thanks to the results of this study, reveals a very important role in the reduction of cholesterol and blood sugar levels. Barberry berries can be found in herbalist’s shops and specialty stores, as well as online, of course. So, as we always say in these cases, the suggestion remains to consult with your doctor. Agreeing with the latter the possibility and frequency of use of this fruit as unknown as it is beneficial.
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