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Pectin study gives new meaning to old adage, an apple a day keeps the doctor away.

ApplesBe it apple or citrus in origin, clinical support continues to stack up about the diverse benefits of pectin as a nutritional supplement, particularly in the maintenance of normal blood cholesterol levels and the reduction of blood glucose levels. True functionality along with diverse application benefits across so many different categories may make pectin the most underappreciated nutritional ingredient in the market today.

The European Food Safety Association has substantiated nutrition and health claims regarding pectin in the reduction of post-prandial glycaemic responses, the maintenance of normal blood cholesterol concentrations and increases in satiety leading to a reduction in energy intake.  For complete EFSA report, see PDF file below.

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For healthy weight management, Dr. Oz’s recommendation spurs pectin usage

YogurtParfaitFitness guru and popular daytime talk show host, Dr. Oz, lends his support to the growing list of applications for pectin by endorsing it’s effectiveness in weight management when consumed before a meal.  For complete details about Dr. Oz’s plan and pectin’s many other benefits, http://www.doctoroz.com/question?query=pectin.

Whether for a nutritional supplement, bakery filling, jam, or yogurt application, one needs to know what the best option is when it comes to choosing and using pectin, and Pocantico Resources is really in the know  when it comes to pectin application.  As the saying goes, “when in doubt, ask” – that is when PRI’s key personnel comes in with over 40 years experience at the ready to help put clients in the know, too.  From bench to field production runs, we are there from beginning to end.  For more information on LM or HM pectin, please be in touch with our experts at (914) 631-3545 or send us an e-mail by clicking here.