Use of “pistachio” gum in a drink for patients with diabetes

Salamat News: Researchers of Bushehr University of Medical Sciences prepared a kind of dough containing pistachio gum or coriander gum for patients with diabetes and it was found that this drink can be effective in improving the sugar and fat indices of these patients.

According to Salamat News, one of the complications of diabetes is an increase and disorder in blood lipids, which increases the risk of cardiovascular disease. Using dietary fiber is one way to control blood sugar and lipid levels. The fibers used in the food industry are very diverse and are widely used as stabilizers in beverage products.

One type of fiber that is widely used in the food industry is a group of polysaccharides or biopolymers called “gums”. Since pistachio gum (coriander or banuk) may be effective in reducing glucose and fat parameters in patients with diabetes, researchers at Bushehr University of Medical Sciences conducted a study using this substance in the preparation of a type of dough, the effect of this gum They have reviewed.

The results of this study showed that consumption of pistachio gum can lead to lower cholesterol and triglycerides. The findings of this study also showed that consumption of stabilized doug with pistachio gum can reduce fasting blood sugar and glycosylated hemoglobin in patients with diabetes.

According to the researchers, the enrichment of beverages such as unsalted buttermilk with a solution of coriander or mountain gum reduces glucose, cholesterol and LDL-cholesterol in people with type 2 diabetes.

The results of this research project entitled “Study of bioactive compounds in pistachio gum and its effect on glucose and lipid parameters in type 2 diabetic patients” have been published in the National Health Research Results Database and Alireza Rahbar, Elham Zare, Kamran Mirzaei, Gholamhossein Mohebbi; Researchers from Bushehr University of Medical Sciences participated in doing so.

Author: Ali Khakpash

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