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If drinking a margarita every now and then will help me lose weight, why wouldn't have a couple?

THE STUDY

According to the American Chemical Society, sugars called agavins that are found in the agave plant which is  used in making tequila, can actually help LOWER your blood sugar.  Could this be true?????

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THE TEST

Mice that were on a regular diet drank water containing added agavins and ended up eating less overall and had lower blood sugar levels than the mice that hadn’t consumed agavins.

The mice consuming agavins produced a hormone called GLP-1, which apparently keeps the mouse fuller longer and produces insulin, meaning agavins could be beneficial for people with type 2 diabetes.  What??!?!?!?

Maybe we should wait for more studies...after all, we aren't mice...but wouldn't it be nice!

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