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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