Could tequila actually help you lose weight? According to a new study sugars found in the plant that is used to make tequila could possibly lower blood glucose levels for those who suffer from type 2 diabetes.
The sugars have also been found to help people who are obese lose weight. The sugar is known as ‘agavins.’ It comes from the agave plant and it doesn’t raise blood sugar.
The researchers believe that agave may be the next light sweetener and the results have been recognized by the National Meeting of American Chemical Society.
So there you have it, a shot of tequila could actually help you lose weight. We’ll take it.
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