Found in carob pods D-Pinitol is a naturally occurring form of inositol (D-chiro-inositol) . Among its many potential benefits, D-pinitol is known to have anti-diabetic, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, cardioprotective and anti-hyperlipidemic properties.
D-Pinitol has been reported in dozens of scientific publications and its very diverse medicinal properties are still being studied. Presently, more than thirty medicinal activities of D-Pinitol have been reported. Among these, many publications have reported the strong activities of D-Pinitol as a natural insulin regulator, but also as an active anti-Alzheimer, anticancer, and is also immune- and hepato-protective.
Health benefits of D-Pinitol
Health Benefits of D-Pinitol - Healthy Focus
D-Pinitol, a compound in Carob improves glucose metabolism
D-Pinitol Improved Glucose Metabolism and Inhibited Bone Loss in Mice with Diabetic Osteoporosis - PMC (nih.gov)
D-Pinitol, a compound in Carob, inhibits prostate cancer metastasis.
D-pinitol Inhibits Prostate Cancer Metastasis through Inhibition of αVβ3 Integrin by Modulating FAK, c-Src and NF-κB Pathways (mdpi.com)
Did you know that Chocolate is high in heavy metals (such as lead and cadmium) and carob has very low heavy metal contents compared to Chocolate. Carob is Better!
Studies have found that chocolate, especially dark chocolate, have levels of concern for at least one of the heavy metals—in some cases more than twice our limit.
A Third of Chocolate Products Are High in Heavy Metals, CR's Tests Find