Considerable research shows that Nopal is effective in stabilizing and regulating blood sugar levels by slowing digestion of carbohydrates which inhibits insulin production. It may help strengthen the liver and pancreas which makes it easier for the body to convert sugar into stored glycogen that supplies the body with energy.
Nopal delivers amino acids, fibre and B3 that may work to reduce cholesterol, tri-glyceride and LDL levels. Studies suggest that Nopal breaks down fat and fatty acids and purges excess bile acid that is converted into cholesterol. Niacin (B3), an important element of Nopal, helps transform LDL (bad) cholesterol to HDL (good).
Nopal is one of the few plants containing all essential amino acids used by every one of the cells in the human body, in an absorbable form. The 17 amino acids in Nopal play a vital role in almost all body functions. They help maintain and repair muscles, organs, nails, hair, skin, ligaments and glands.
Nopal Powder contains important minerals and vitamins that may help detoxify the entire body including the liver and pancreas. Nopal delivers essential minerals (calcium, magnesium, sodium, potassium and iron) and vitamins A, B1, B2, B3 and C.
Nopal provides many immune-boosting phytochemicals, which may help keep you healthy by fighting off disease-causing pathogens.