Could a key ingredient in tequila help weight loss and fight diabetes? Scientists discover the agave plant could be turned into a sweetener

 

A row of Agaves in bloom in the Karoo region of South Africa. The inflorescence of the plants are clearly visible. Photo by AerialcamSA.

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Natural sugars in the agave plant used to make tequila is linked to weight loss Called agavins, they act as a dietary fibre and won’t raise your blood sugar These can help people feel fuller and therefore cause them to eat less A sweetener created from agavins may help the obese and diabetics, says expert […]

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