Lupina - Lupin Flour - 1lb



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Sweet Lupin is uniquely high in protein (up to 40%) and dietary fiber (30%) low in fat (6%) and contains minimal starch and therefore has very low Glycemic Index (GI).
In terms of nutritional and health benefits on offer, lupin bean is an attractive GM free alternative to soybeans.
Lupin enriched foods deliver on:
  • Feeling full longer                                                                                                                               
  • Subjects reported a significant decrease in hunger between meals
  • Controlling blood sugar levels                                                                                                            
  • Lupin Flour inclusion into white bread significantly reduces the blood glucose response and the insulin response
  • Improving blood cholesterol                                                                                                              
  • Lupin Fiber acts as a soluble fiber and drops total cholesterol without affecting the HDL cholesterol. Lupin proteins have also been shown to beneficially modify serum lipid profiles by stimulating liver cells to take up and degrade LDL cholesterol
  • Lowering blood pressure                                                                                                                   
  • Lupins are one of the best natural sources of the amino acid - arginine, which is thought to improve blood vessel performance. Recent studies indicated that
  • Including lupin in the diet assists with hypertension
  • Probiotics for Improved bowel health                                                                                      
  • Lupin foods reduce transit time, lower the colon pH thereby reduces the colorectal cancer risk, and act as a prebiotic
  • Very High source of dietary fiber
  • Gluten free
Ingredients: Dehulled lupin bean

Nutrition Facts 1/4 cup (30 g): Calories 74, Total Fat 2 g, Saturated Fat 0 g, Trans Fat 0 g, Cholesterol 0 mg, Sodium 9 mg, Carbohydrate 12 g, Fiber 11 g, Sugar 1 g, Protein 12 g

Size: 1 lb