Lupin Cuts Heart Disease Risk in Humans

by Savitha C Muppala on  June 17, 2011 at 12:06 PM Heart Disease News
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A recent study by a group of dietitians from the University of Western Australia has found that lupin can offset the risk of heart disease in humans.
 Lupin Cuts Heart Disease Risk in Humans
Lupin Cuts Heart Disease Risk in Humans

According to researcher, Regina Belski from the University of Western Australia, lupin is a small bean which contains elevated amount of protein and fiber and reduced quantities of carbohydrates.

Researchers found that when food products made from flour mixed with 40% lupin was consumed by a study group over a 12 month period, there was a marked reduction in their risk of heart attack as compared to the group which consumed products without lupin.

Lupin has surely piqued the interest of dieticians with its benefits in cutting the risk of heart disease.



Source: Medindia

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