“Overeating and lack of physical exercise is turning into a global pandemic with metabolic syndrome as a hallmark and type II diabetes representing the fastest-growing disease,” Juan Hancke PhD explained. “The present lifestyle makes it difficult to turn to healthier lifestyles that include improved dietary control and regular physical activity. In this context, polyphenols from berries, fruits and vegetables have shown at large to contribute to a healthier blood sugar control and maintain body weight within normal limits. Typically the plant polyphenols slow down absorption of dietary starch, releasing the glucose less rapidly into the blood stream by impairing the activity of digestive enzymes, such as alpha-amylase and alpha glucosidase."
The pharmacological effects of delphinidins have been widely researched, and scientific evidence has been found assigning delphinidins with antioxidant potency and benefits for metabolic syndrome