In Mexico, Nopal has long been part of a healthy diet. Now Nopal is also supporting the fight against diabetes in Europe, because the Nopal cactus helps to normalise blood sugar levels.
Diabetes mellitus is a chronic metabolic disease. The main characteristics of diabetes are high blood sugar levels. The number of diabetics is increasing: diabetes is therefore also referred to as a widespread disease. The hormone insulin plays a particularly important role in diabetes: its main task is the absorption of sugar (glucose) from the bloodstream. If the hormone is missing, the sugar cannot be “infiltrated” into the cells – the blood sugar level rises.
Nopal has long been regarded in Mexico as a household remedy for lowering blood sugar. Now scientific studies confirm: