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    Pure Yacon Syrup Added To Ballena Nelle Product Line


    Since Yacon Syrup was featured on the Dr. Oz show as a promising weight loss supplement, it has become very popular in America. However, that is not a criteria that Ballena Nelle uses when determining which products to offer.

    Tess McKay, a spokesperson for Ballena Nelle explained that the company focuses on health supplements that have real health benefits backed up by clinical research.

    "Yacon may have promising potential as a weight loss aid, but for us the value is that it has a glycemic index of one and it's a delicious natual sweetener that does not cause any spike or elevation in blood sugar levels" said McKay.

    High blood sugar levels are already an enormous health issue in America and can lead to numerous health conditions, including type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

    Yacon is particularly healthy because it has a very high concentration of fructooligosaccharide, or FOS, a natural sugar complex found in many plants. FOS is not digested in the stomach but passes through to the colon where it stimulates the healthy bacteria in the digestion system. The FOS content in Ballena Nelle Yacon Syrup is as high as 67%.

    "There have only been two trials we know of that have examined Yacon as a weight loss supplement" said McKay. "But we do know that yacon is an excellent prebiotic for the digestive system, it's a powerful anti-oxidant and it has high anti-inflammatory properties. We're very excited to have a yacon syrup in our product line."

    Yacon is a plant indigenous to South America. Yacon syrup is harvested from the root tubers of the plant. The syrup has a consistency of light molassas and can be taken alone, or as a natural sweetener in any recipe that calls for sugar. In addition to the benefits it brings to the digestive system, it has been called a metabolic game changer because of its ability to boost metabolism.

    Ballena Nelle uses amazon for all its fulfillment. For more product information on this new yacon syrup visit http://www.amazon.com/Ballena-Nelle-Delicious-Stimulates-Metabolism/dp/B00GY66IQO/ie=UTF8?m=A3VS2VDF7UT6SX&keywords=yacon+syrup.

    Ballena Nelle is a company dedicated to providing quality nutritional supplements with real health benefits. Products are based on recommendations from a naturopathic advisory board, are manufactured in a U.S. facility that is USDA inspected and GMP certified. For more information, please visit www.ballenanelle.com
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