There are more and more products to choose from in the shopping list and a product that just arrived. If you want to prevent diabetes and cholesterol, there is one superfood you should know. Superfoods are foods rich in nutrients, especially fiber, antioxidants, vitamins or fatty acids, that are known to be beneficial to health.
They are known as walnuts, salmon, yogurt, aloe vera, cinnamon or spinach or moringa, kale, amaranth or fonio among others. Today we will look at the second group, but with a tropical one.
This is the case of noni, a tropical fruit from Polynesia. It resembles cherimoya being light green in color and having white flesh with small dark bones.
As it is not very palatable, it is common to consume it as a juice in smoothies with other fruits or mixed with honey, sugar or any sweetener. Despite the benefits of noni, its consumption is unsuitable for pregnant women and people with liver, kidney or heart disease.
What are the benefits of Noni?
Experts say that noni has the following benefits:
- Helps in improving the immune system
- Promotes reduction of triglycerides and blood cholesterol
- protects against cancer
- helps control diabetes