Fenugreek Fiber

Historical Significance 
Fenugreek has a part in our history as both a culinary and medicinal herb. It is highly regarded for its restorative properties with respect to restoring properties, in the ancient world. Fenugteek was one of the many spices the Egyptians used for embalming. Records show that It was grown extensively in the royal gardens of Charlemagne.

Nutritional Benefits & Culinary Applications

Fenugreek is both Rich in vitamins and minerals since it is a seed. Its is also high in protein since it is a legume. Fenugreek seeds generally have a bitter, unpleasant taste. The seeds are usually roasted and ground to a fine powder before they are used for cooking.  Fenugreek is a traditional favorite in Northern African, Middle Eastern dishes and Indian Cuisine. 

The Fenugreek extract is used in producing many flavorings commercially. Its is also used in the preparation of  bread in Ethiopia & Egypt. The seeds and leaves provide a good punch to some vegetarian dishes, which may be otherwise quite bland.  Fenugreek seeds are widely used in bakes, candy, ice cream, chewing gum & breads. Overall, Fenugreek has many applications and health benefits from regular consumption.

Therapeutic Research

Ayurvedic treatments have used the natural compounds in Fenugreek to treat a variety of ailments. All research in all of our medical history and all ongoing research indicate that Fenugreek helps to maintain healthy blood conditions. Fenugreek is great for the management of high blood sugar and cholesterol. One of the things that make Fenugreek an excellent choice for therapeutic uses is that it shows to have no side effects.

Several clinical studies have shown positive outcomes on patients who were newly diagnosed with type-2 diabetes while on Fenugreek supplementation. The groups of patients supplemented with Fenugreek have shown much better blood sugar levels and maintenance and insulin response & sensitivity.  Many researchers also report a significant reduction in the serum triglyceride. Some of these studies have also shown an increase in good cholesterol levels in a relatively short period of time.

Fenugreek’s acts as a food for the beneficial gut bacteria. Based on several studies, many research teams recommend an intake of up to 20 – 25g per day for maximum benefits of cholesterol reduction and control. Many studies have highlighted Fenugreek’s cholesterol-lowering ability. Its has good percentages of soluble and insoluble fibers. Researchers are of the opinion that the high fiber content of Fenugreek prevents cholesterol absorption. 

Fenugreek Fiber is has many applications and roles in new and existing products in Nutraceutical and Food Industry. With this in mind, Bio-gen has developed a superior quality Fenugreek Fibrer, presently available for shipment worldwide.  To learn more about our Fenugreek Fiber or our other product range, write to sales@bio-gen.in

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