Pistachio lowers blood sugar: Pistachio Nuts are usually used as a great snack and liked by every one but it is really surprising that it is also a healthy diet and lowers the level of blood sugar by slowing down the absorption of carbohydrates in the body. Munching a handful Pistas really gives a good result to the human body. The study conducted by the University of Toronto has proved the theory that if pistachio is eaten with high carbohydrates like with bread, it actually slow the process of absorption of carbohydrates in the body and resulted the low level of blood sugar. So, these nuts can really help the Indian people to control the diabetes, where 40 million people are suffered from the said disease, whereas, this figure is expected to go up to the level of 80 million by 2025 as per the study statement. Cyril Kendall is the lead researcher of this study and stated that its better to control the blood glucose level in order to prevent and control diabetes. Pistachio contributes to the prevention and control of diabetes which leads to the control of bood sugar. The study also found that pistachio controls the appetite by controlling hunger stimulating hormones and it results to the improvement of long term blood sugar control.
Dr. Cyril Kendall: Cyril Kendall is a Research Associate in the Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto, and the Clinical Nutrition and Risk Factor. Kendall is a 52 years old Guyanese national and a long term associate of David Jenkins, MD, PhD, the father of the glycemic index. He is the professor in the University of Toronto’s Dept. of Nutritional Sciences. He is the lead researcher of the theory of blood glucose level prevention by Pistachio usage. His theory says that eating one or two handfuls of pistachios once in a complete day reduces nine to twelve percent of Bad LDL cholesterol level as per Cyril Kendall, India has got more people with heart problems than anywhere in the world. As per the World Health Organization (WHO), 60 percent of the world’s cardiac patients will be Indian by 2010. As per Dr. Cyril’s views India’s situation is more critical where more and more young people are getting affected by heart diseases like stroke and peripheral vascular disease. Dr. Cyril had lost his son in the attack and after that incidence; he has decided to fight the criminal justice system because he felt like a victim of a witch hunt.
University of Toronto: The University of Toronto is a public research university in Canada, Toronto, Ontario. The founder of the University was Royal Charter and it was originated in 1827 as King’s College, the first institution of higher learning in the colony of Upper Canada. Actually it is controlled by the Church of England. It was the birth place of insulin and stem cell research and the site of the first practical electron microscope. The University of Toronto is known to be the nation’s top medical-doctoral university in MacLean’s magazine for twelve continuous years from 1994 to 2005. The Universities has given many major inventions like- the first practical electron microscope in 1938 similarly, university developed the G-Suit, a life saving garment worn by Allied fighter pilots and astronauts. Each college at the University of Toronto operates its own set of residence halls and dining halls for the convenience of the huge number of students in the university.Share