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Speedy Farm: Baobab is a superfood!

Speedy Farm is currently studying the baobab, a superfood that has become popular because of “The Little Prince.”
Baobab is one of the oldest angiosperms on the planet and is found in the tropical and subtropical regions of Africa and Australia. It is believed to have many beauty and health benefits.
The trunk of baobab trees can store as much as 10 tons of water, and the fruits and oil of baobab are valuable resources that are packed with active ingredients capable of protecting us in a variety of ways.
The easiest way to consume baobab is to steep its leaves in water and drink it as tea. So far, I have tried six different ways of drinking it.
I first added the dried leaves to boiling water and took a sip. I then simmered the leaves for another 10 minutes and drank it, and I tried it again the next day. After that, I simmered it for another 10 minutes, and for a third time, before trying it each time. Finally, I cooled the tea before drinking it. The best method to drink baobab tea, in my opinion, is to simmer the leaves for 10 minutes and drink it the next day after it cools. This makes the tea thicker and easier to drink.
The main benefits of baobab are…
(1) Anti-aging effects!
Baobab contains high levels of antioxidants such as polyphenols and vitamin C. These substances help to prevent harmful oxidation in the body and protect your body from cellular damage.
(2) Detox effects!
Baobab contains more than eight times as much soluble dietary fiber as burdock root. Fiber can hold water and slow down the absorption of sugar and cholesterol in food by the intestines.
This prevents rapid spikes in blood sugar levels after meals and helps to prevent arteriosclerosis.
(3) The ultimate superfood!
Baobab contains more than three times as much vitamin C as lemons, three times as much calcium as milk, eight times as much dietary fiber as burdock root, four times as much iron as molokheiya, and four times as much polyphenols as cranberries.
I have asked the Japan Food Research Laboratories to analyze the composition of baobab leaves harvested from Speedy Farm again. We will be conducting a very rigorous experiment on the inhibition of the rise of blood glucose levels in mice.
Specifically, this experiment will measure the effect of baobab leaves on inhibiting the rise of blood glucose levels in mice.
Some possible ingredients in baobab leaves that may contribute to this effect include dietary fiber and polyphenols.
Dietary fiber generally slows down the absorption of sugar, while polyphenols are known to inhibit the activity of enzymes that break down sugar.
I am looking forward to the results of this study as I believe that baobab will be our secret weapon for our longevity.
We will also be gradually starting the production and sale of our baobab tea.
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Here are some details on the experiment.
Experiment on the inhibition of the rise of blood glucose levels in mice
○Test animal: Male ICR mice
○Sample: Powdered baobab leaves
○Setup of groups: High-dose group (high sample dose + starch), low-dose group (low sample dose + starch), and control group (starch only)
○Number of animals: Six per group
○Sample dose: 2g/kg for the high-dose group (based on an intake of 100g for a 50kg person), projected single-round intake for the low-dose group (g/kg)
○Glucose tolerance: 2g/kg for each group
○Blood glucose measurement points: Before administration, and 30/60/90/120 minutes after administration
○Period of experiment: 1.5 months
○Required amount of sample: 15g