Chemical Found In Broccoli May Help Battle Blood Sugar Levels In Diabetics

Broccoli contains sulforaphane that counters diabetes

Diabetes patients may have a possible solution that helps control blood sugar levels. Health experts often advise people to eat their greens and eating broccoli could potentially hold the key to countering type 2 diabetes.

Researchers at the Lund University Diabetes Centre in Sweden conducted a new study, which reveals that the chemical sulforaphane – which is found naturally in broccoli and some other veggies – may help type 2 diabetes patients control their blood sugar levels effectively.

Sulforaphane Works Effectively As Blood Sugar Monitor

To ascertain if sulforaphane was indeed effective in monitoring the blood sugar levels of type 2 diabetics, the researchers developed a genetic model for type 2 diabetes patients. This profile was centered on 50 key genes, whose alterations are linked with type 2 diabetes.

The team examined nearly 3,852 signatures to ascertain if any compound was effective in reversing diabetes’ signature.

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