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October 13, 2021

The Green Mediterranean Diet and Weight Loss

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Amy Myrdal Miller

If you’ve been on the search for the “perfect” weight loss diet, the Green Mediterranean Diet is about as good as it gets. Backed by science as the most effective diet, this new version of the proven wellness tool adds Mankai, green tea and walnuts for even better results.

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June 1, 2021

Leading University Research Finds Active Polyphenols present in Mankai

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Dr. Anat Jaskolka Meir

A new study published in NUTRIENTS, conducted by leading university experts explored the unique health and dietary benefits of Mankai. The study attempted to identify the polyphenol composition of Mankai, through its activity in the digestive system and expression of bacteria through the intestines and finally in a long-term and large-scale clinical trial. About 200 different polyphenolic compounds were identified in Mankai. Findings from an artificial gut experiment demonstrated that Mankai digestion significantly triggers the presence of bacteria in the bowel involved in the breakdown of polyphenols, indicating a direct link between the Mankai plant and gut microbiome.

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March 16, 2021

The Green Mediterranean Diet and Liver Health

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Amy Myrdal Miller, MS, RDN, FAND

The many benefits of Mankai also include improved liver health. A recently published study showed that you can reduce the amount of fat in the liver through weight loss and dietary changes, which included consumption of Mankai..

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January 7, 2021

Seeking Better Health in 2021? Go Green!

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Amy Myrdal Miller, MS, RDN, FAND

The proven and popular Mediterranean diet just got better. Recent studies show that this popular diet had even better results with the addition of Mankai to their daily diet. Learn what makes this diet so effective. Easy tips you can follow for the Greener Mediterranean Diet.

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December 16, 2020

A Smarter Strategy for New Year’s Resolutions

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Amy Myrdal Miller, MS, RDN, FAND

Enhance your success by trying the S.M.A.R.T. system when setting your goals.

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October 19, 2020

Five Ways to Boost Your Immunity

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Amy Myrdal Miller, MS, RDN, FAND

While immunity is a complex biological subject, there are strategies with scientific support for enhancing our bodies’ immune response.

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October 2, 2020

Eating for Health and Enjoyment

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Amy Myrdal Miller, MS, RDN, FAND

When my best friend recently told she had been diagnosed with pre-diabetes, I got sad and then I got angry. The sadness came from knowing how hard it is to manage diabetes. I have had Type I diabetes—an autoimmune disease in which the immune system destroys the cells that make insulin—for nearly 43 years. The daily challenges of managing blood sugar levels, food, stress, physical activity, sleep, and medications are never ending.

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Nov 11, 2020

Have Your Tried Mankai? It’s the Tiniest Vegetable in the World

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Extremely versatile in the kitchen, Mankai is the only plant source to have many nutritional benefits. Research shows it is an excellent source of numerous nutrients including vitamin K (providing 580-percent of the recommended daily value), folate, vitamins A, zinc, and iron. It's also a good source of vitamin B12 and provides omega-3 fats. Click here to find out more about the science and discover some recipes.

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Aug 9, 2019

Diabetes Diet: This High-Protein Shake May Help In Regulating Blood Sugar Level

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The world of food is swamped with superfoods like quinoa, oats and kale. These foods earned this title because of their high nutritional value, as they contain almost all of the essential nutrients. More and more superfoods are coming to fore and being recognised for their various health benefits; the latest one being Mankai (duckweed).

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Aug 8, 2019

La lentille d’eau Mankai, super-aliment de demain ?

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Une équipe de chercheurs israélienne s’est penchée sur les vertus santé d’une espèce de lentilles d’eau (ou Mankai). Celle-ci permettrait entre autres de contrôler la glycémie après consommation de glucides.

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Aug 7, 2019

Mankai: il super food sostituto della carne

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La pianta acquatica Mankai presenta tutte le carte in regola per diventare il super food del prossimo futuro, in sostituzione alle proteine della carne. Questa specie acquatica interviene nella regolazione dei livelli di glicemia a seguito dell’assunzione dei carboidrati, ma presenta anche un ricco contenuto di proteine importanti.

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Aug 7, 2019

Diabete: individuato un nuovo alimento che permette di controllare la glicemia alta Per approfondire

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Nella lotta contro il diabete e la glicemia alta giunge in aiuto un superfood acquatico: si tratta della lenticchia d'acqua

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Aug 7, 2019

Mankai: super cibo che sostituisce la carne e combatte diabete e glicemia alta

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La Mankai è una pianta acquatica che viene dall'Oriente che non solo può sostituire la carne rossa ma aiuta anche a gestire la glicemia in chi soffre di diabete

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Aug 6, 2019

Duckweed plant beneficial for diabetes? Mankai duckweed shows potential in glycemic control

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Mankai, a high-protein aquatic plant strain of duckweed, has shown potential in providing glycemic control after carbohydrate consumption. This is according to a study from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), Israel.

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Aug 6, 2019

Could the Mankai duckweed plant be beneficial for diabetes patients?

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New research has found that a high protein aquatic plant strain of duckweed called Mankai could help improve glycemic control, which is important for managing diabetes.

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Aug 6, 2019

Wolfia - a new player on the superfood market

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Rich in protein, fiber and antioxidants, wolfia Wolffia globosa is promising to be a superfood.

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Aug 6, 2019

Mankai 浮萍植物被发现提供健康好处

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Mankai是一种新的高蛋白水生植物浮萍,具有显着的超级食物潜力,并且在消耗碳水化合物后提供血糖控制,内格夫本格里安大学(BGU)的一组研究人员已经确定。 Hila Zelicha,注册营养师(RD)和博士。BGU公共卫生部的学生和她的BGU同事研究了Mankai浮萍的血糖方面。她的研究成果发表在美国糖尿病协会的官方期刊“糖尿病护理”上。

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Aug 6, 2019

High-Protein Plant Found To Reduce Lower Glucose Peak Levels

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A unique, high-protein aquatic plant called Mankai maybe the next superfood in the health world. The plant, a strain of duckweed, was found to provide glycemic control after carbohydrate consumption, according to new research.

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Aug 6, 2019

Aquatic plant Mankai has potential to reduce blood sugar after carbohydrate consumption, finds study

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Read more at Speciality Medical Dialogues: Aquatic plant Mankai has potential to reduce blood sugar after carbohydrate consumption, finds study https://speciality.medicaldialogues.in/aquatic-plant-mankai-has-potential-to-reduce-blood-sugar-after-carbohydrate-consumption-finds-study/

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Aug 6, 2019

Mankai: il supercibo, sostituto della carne, fa bene alla salute e controlla la glicemia

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Esiste una pianta acquatica che si chiama Mankai che ha tutte le carte in regola per diventare un supercibo: fa bene alla salute, riduce la glicemia dopo aver mangiato i carboidrati e ha quantità di proteine che sono simili a quelle della carne. Vediamo insieme che pianta è la Mankai e cosa c’è da sapere.

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Aug 6, 2019

Scientists have tipped this little-known aquatic plant as the next superfood – and you won’t believe what it can do for your health

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Now a new study published in the American Diabetes Association’s Diabetes Care journal has continued to feed our appetites for dazzling dietary news, revealing that little-known aquatic plant Mankai duckweed could have potential as the world’s next superfood.

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Aug 5, 2019

Mankai duckweed plant found to offer health benefits

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Mankai, a new high-protein aquatic plant strain of duckweed, has significant potential as a superfood and provides glycemic control after carbohydrate consumption, a team of researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) has determined.

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Aug 5, 2019

Duckweed ‘superfood’ shows promise for blood sugar, appetite control

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Mankai duckweed, a type of highly sustainable aquatic plant produced in a number of countries, may be a new superfood offering profound effects on blood sugar and appetite control, according to a new study. A team of researchers with the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev studied the aquatic plant’s effect on blood sugar, building upon past work that indicates mankai is a powerful ‘superfood.’

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Aug 5, 2019

Mankai duckweed plant found to offer health benefits

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In this new study, the researchers compared Mankai shake consumption to a yogurt shake equivalent in carbohydrates, protein, lipids, and calories. Following two weeks of monitoring with glucose sensors, participants who drank the duckweed shake showed a much better response in a variety of measurements including lower glucose peak levels; morning fasting glucose levels; later peak time; and faster glucose evacuation. The participants also felt more full.

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Aug 5, 2019

Mankai duckweed plant found to offer health benefits

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BEER-SHEVA, Israel...August 5, 2019 - Mankai, a new high-protein aquatic plant strain of duckweed, has significant potential as a superfood and provides glycemic control after carbohydrate consumption, a team of researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) has determined.

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