Health and nutritional ingredients

Ingredion clinical trial shows blood sugar lowering potential of Versafibe ingredient

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Researchers baked cookies using Versafibe 1490, a branded resistant starch by Ingredion, and another batch without it. Then they had 28 healthy participants eat either one cookie to compare Versafibe’s effect on postprandial blood glucose levels, and found that the resistant starch lowered blood sugar and insulin responses.

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