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Guava leaf extracts promote glucose metabolism in SHRSP.Z-Leprfa/Izm rats by improving insulin resistance in skeletal muscle

Posted March 2, 2013

Metabolic syndrome (MS) and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) have been associated with insulin-resistance; however, the effective therapies in improving insulin sensitivity are limited. This study is aimed at investigating the effect of Guava Leaf (GL) extracts on glucose tolerance and insulin resistance in SHRSP.Z-Leprfa/Izm rats (SHRSP/ZF), a model of spontaneously metabolic syndrome.

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Guavas are good for you

Posted December 24, 2012

This inexpensive and humble food is regarded as one of the ‘superfoods’ nature has blessed us with. It has numerous health benefits.

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Guava, the “poor man’s fruit”

Posted November 15, 2012

Guava is a great source of Vitamins A & C. Actually a guava contains more Vitamin C than an orange – four times more, to be exact. Guavas are rich in folic acids, potassium, copper, manganese, dietary fibers and minerals. Also, guavas are said to aid in the prevention of prostate cancer and are a great immune booster.

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New Baby Food Ingredients Boost Babies’ Immunity by Feeding Their Gut Bacteria

Posted April 30, 2012

Adding prebiotic ingredients to baby food helps colonize the newborn’s intestine with a stable population of good bacteria, and probiotics improve immunity in formula-fed infants, two University of Illinois studies report.

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