at the Centre of Excellence Biomedical and Biomaterials at the Mauritius
University concluded that green tea and fermented papaya are preventive means
Mauritius green tea prevents an increase of sugar levels in the blood.
Fermented Papaya helps positively reduce the level of the reactive protein C
and the uric acid.
were very significant because they show a reduction of risk factors for
diabetes and cardiovascular diseases without medical intervention
researchers asked 77 participants who had reached pre diabetic stage to drink
three cups of green tea before meals for 14 weeks. Apart from this 78
participants took hot water every day for the same period. Followed by a two
week weaning period. Later all the participants were tested for the rate of
glycemia and lipid, immune system, functioning of liver and kidneys,
inflammation and ferrous toxicity.
discovered that green tea reinforced the anti-oxidant defenses of those who had
reached the pre-diabetic stage. And most importantly, the did not have any
group if 127 people participated in the study on the fermented papaya on
Out of these
50 consumed two packets of fermented papaya per day for a period of 14 weeks.
77 others took two glasses of hot water each day for the same period followed
by a two weeks weaning period.
were tested for glycaemia, cholesterol, urea, creatinine and uric acid.
consumed two packets of fermented papaya showed several positive changes
related to diabetes risk factors.
The results further showed that when taken in
small doses, the fermented papaya will help in the promotion of oral hygiene.
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