This is significant because “normally, fenugreek flour impacts bread quality negatively”, the researchers said.
They concluded: “The bread maintained fenugreek’s functional property of reducing insulin resistance. Acceptable baked products can be prepared with added fenugreek, which will reduce insulin resistance and treat type 2 diabetes.”
Why you should opt for whole wheat over white bread
Diabetes UK explains: “If you do have diabetes, wholegrain foods are usually better for managing blood glucose levels because they tend to have a lower glycaemic index (GI).”
This means they do not affect blood glucose levels as quickly as refined carbohydrate foods.