Barley-fiber beverage improves diabetes markers in study

10/10/2011 | NutraIngredients

Participants who consumed a beverage enriched with 3 to 6 grams of barley fiber attained a 10% reduction in blood glucose, compared with a 7.5% increase for a placebo group, and an 8% decrease in fasting insulin, compared with a slight increase in those who took a placebo, a study in Nutrition and Metabolism showed. Researchers also noted a decrease in insulin resistance in those who had the barley-enriched drink.

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