Purple bread, which has started to appear frequently on market shelves in recent years and is used as a necessity in Japan; It emerged with the combination of functional food and bread concepts. Have you ever heard of this bread, which is prepared from the extract obtained from the anthocyanin components that give the purple color in vegetables and fruits, and a mixture called mormix? If you are one of those who are curious about this colorful bread rich in anthocyanins, let's take a closer look at this purple bread together.
PROPERTIES OF PURPLE BREAD:
It is antioxidant
Anthocyanins, which play a fundamental role in the formation of purple bread, are among the flavonoid compounds. So what are these flavonoids?
Flavonoids are powerful antioxidants that prevent the harmful effects of free radicals produced in your body or coming from outside. In other words, this colorful bread is richer in antioxidants than other types of bread. However, it is beneficial to consume it by paying attention to portion control.
Prevents Chronic Ailments
The natural pigments in purple bread have beneficial properties such as antioxidant, anticancer, antidiabetic and anti-inflammatory.
Regulates the Glycemic Index
Mormiks, which is used in the preparation of purple bread, slows down the decomposition of polysaccharides into glucose, thus balancing the glycemic index and helping to eliminate the problems caused by diabetes by creating an important effect against diabetes.
It Is Good For Mental Health
Along with balancing blood sugar, it also prevents the appearance of mental imbalances due to hyperglycemia.
Raises Blood Sugar Much Less Than White Bread
In a study conducted on 20 healthy participants between the ages of 20-30, two equal groups were formed and 70 grams of white bread was given to the first group and 70 g of purple bread containing 8% mormix to the second group. It has been observed that the blood sugar level of individuals who consume purple bread is around 110.