Type 2 Diabetes, often associated with overweight, is a highly prevalent disease where the body becomes resistant to insulin or doesn’t produce enough insulin. Changing nutritional pattern and physical exercise is important, but certain functional foods may also ameliorate the condition.
plantCarb offers two solutions.
- plantCarb Lean Baking Flour is a high-amylose flour that can replace wheat 50-100% depending on recipe. Owing to the high content of amylose it contains Resistant Starch. This reduces blood glucose by >40% compared to ingesting products based on 100% wheat or maize flour. This difference is of clinical significance.
- plantCarb Lean Food Starch is a special starch containing more than 90% amylose and only up to 10% amylopectin. plantCarb Lean Food Starch is a Resistant Starch that reduces the glycemic index of the food product, depending on the level of plantCarb Lean Food Starch in the individual recipe.
The effects of high amylose on blood glucose have been recognized as a Health Claim by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
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European Journal of Clinical Nutrition (2023)
Lean Baking Flour
plantCarb Lean Baking Barley is a healthy flour that in most flour-based products can replace wheat and maize flour by 50-100% depending on recipe.Read more
Lean Food Starch
PlantCarb Lean Food is a starch purified from a specially bred barley variant containing more than 90% amylose and only up to 10% amylopectin.Read more