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New Research Emerges on Innovative Standardized Bean Extract

Posted March 10, 2014

In line with its tradition of a research-based company, Indena has carried out further studies on its products for the health food market and is pleased to bring at Vitafoods 2014 its latest innovative standardized bean extract of Phaseolus vulgaris L. – Beanblock. According to the most recent clinical results it shows high performance for the regulation of appetite and healthy blood sugar levels.

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Scientists Shocked to Discover Even More Health Benefits of Beans

Posted June 17, 2013

Although legumes, such as lentils, chick peas and dried beans are an integral part of diets in other parts of the world, they are generally not featured prominently in western diets. But will this change in light of new research indicating they may improve the health of diabetics?

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Black bean broth: Treatment for arthritis, gout and joint pain

Posted May 10, 2013

Treatments for arthritis and gout, such as home remedies like black bean broth, offer antioxidant protection, lower uric acid levels, reduce pain and inflammation, and should be made part of your home remedy arsenal.

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Velvet beans, mango seed potential cure for snake venom

Posted November 15, 2012

Snake bite remains a public health problem in many countries even though it is difficult to be precise about the actual number of cases. It is estimated that the true incidents of snake bites could exceed 5 million per year and causing about 125,000 deaths each year, predominantly within poor communities living in rural areas of countries in Southeast Asia and Africa.

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Bean extracts show blood sugar management potential

Posted October 30, 2012

Supplements containing extracts from beans (Phaseolus vulgaris) with a meal may improve glucose and insulin levels, according to results of a clinical trial from Indena.

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Can Eating Beans Help Control Diabetes?

Posted October 29, 2012

Although legumes, such as lentils, chick peas and dried beans are an integral part of diets in other parts of the world, they are generally not featured prominently in western diets. But will this change in light of new research indicating they may improve the health of diabetics?

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Chinese cuisine could protect against sepsis

Posted October 27, 2012

Researchers at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have discovered that a bean commonly used in Chinese cuisine protects against the life-threatening condition sepsis. These findings are published in the current issue of Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine (eCAM).

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Green coffee bean more than a fad

Posted October 16, 2012

Green coffee bean extract seems to be the weight management flavor of the moment, but there is solid science behind the ingredient, an expert says, adding that’s why it landed on the Dr. Oz Show recently.

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Faba Beans can Help Beat Cancer

Posted October 15, 2012

The antioxidant properties in faba beans can beat cancer and hypertension, according to a recent research. Doctoral student Siem Siah from Charles Sturt University (CSU) applied phenolic compounds from Nura and Rossa faba beans to five different cancer cell lines in lab experiments at Wagga Wagga.

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Got metabolic syndrome? Eat lots of pulses!

Posted September 10, 2012

Metabolic syndrome is associated with an inadequate diet. A new study published recently in British Journal of Nutrition suggests that high intake of pulses (dry beans) including yellow peas, chickpeas, Navy beans and lentils can reduce metabolic syndrome risk factors in overweight and obese adults.

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