15 Jul 2019
--- Restricting calorie intake moderately can significantly reduce the risk of heart attack in people only marginally overweight, a new study from the University of Sydney, Australia has found. In addition to significantly... Read More
08 Jul 2019
--- Researchers have discovered a method that reverses prediabetes in mice, and is likely to apply to humans as well. Scientist at the University of Utah Health found that deactivating an enzyme that shifts the position of two... Read More
08 Jul 2019
--- Global malnutrition is inarguably a pressing issue, yet its burdens on the collective society do not fall evenly, whether geographically or demographically. At present, many food systems are poorly equipped to offer... Read More
27 Jun 2019
--- Nestlé Health Science (Nestlé) is piloting OptiJourney, a weight management program for Type 2 diabetics and prediabetics, in six English Tesco stores. The program involves an intake of just 800-850 total... Read More
21 Jun 2019
--- If the fatty fish we eat were free of environmental pollutants, it would reduce the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. However, the pollutants in the fish have the opposite effect and appear to eliminate the protective... Read More
15 May 2019
--- To address the issue of muscle atrophy in senior populations, bioactive peptides player Nuritas has enlisted the expertise of Professor Luc van Loon from Maastricht University, in the Netherlands. The collaboration involves... Read More
03 May 2019
--- UK lobby group Action on Sugar is maintaining its campaign against saccharides in a newly issued report, which states that consumers are “mislead on honey and so-called ‘healthier’ syrups, despite them... Read More
26 Apr 2019
--- Consumption of propionate, or propionic acid – a mold-preventing preservative widely used in baked goods, cheese, animal feeds and artificial flavorings – appears to increase levels of several hormones that are... Read More
24 Apr 2019
--- Curcumin, the yellow powder derivative of the turmeric plant (Curcuma longa) that is widely used as a food colorant and flavoring, may also have therapeutic properties in helping prevent and combat stomach cancer. This is... Read More
24 Apr 2019
--- Personalized, diabetes-focused medical nutrition therapy is imperative in treating adults with diabetes or prediabetes. This is according to a recent American Diabetes Association (ADA) consensus statement. The ADA supports... Read More
19 Apr 2019
--- In nutrition news this week, probiotic producer AbelaPharm Swiss has acquired a Belgrade production facility from German pharmaceutical company STADA. A Fibersol, a full line of soluble prebiotic dietary fiber, was granted... Read More
11 Apr 2019
--- Replacing red meat with healthy plant proteins may be a running start to slashing the risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD). This is according to researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Purdue... Read More
11 Apr 2019
--- Contrary to previous research findings, refined grain consumption is not associated with any of the adverse health effects it has been linked to, such as obesity, heart disease and diabetes. This is according to a new study... Read More
01 Mar 2019
--- A plant-based diet can improve the secretion of insulin and incretin hormones in those with Type 2 diabetes, according to new research published in Nutrients. The findings underline possible health benefits of following a... Read More
25 Feb 2019
--- Non-caloric sweeteners have a negligible effect on the gut microbiome and are not significantly linked to cancer and diabetes risk, as long as their consumption is in line with the ADI (Acceptable Daily Intake) recommended... Read More
07 Feb 2019
--- Analysis of combined data from several Japanese genetic studies has discovered 28 new genomic regions related to Type 2 diabetes, some of which are not found in other ethnicities. The study analyzed data from over 36,000... Read More
25 Jan 2019
--- At this year’s ISM trade fair in Cologne, Beneo will showcase the first toffees made with its branded functional carbohydrate, Palatinose (isomaltulose). The new product concept has been created to offer consumers a... Read More
11 Dec 2018
--- The standard bariatric surgery clinical scoring system (DiaRem) has been updated by researchers so that it can extend the prediction time for diabetic remission following surgery from one to five years. Led by researchers at... Read More
04 Dec 2018
--- The National Health Service of England (NHS) is set to double the size of its Diabetes Prevention program and has unveiled a pilot Type 2 diabetes remission plot, motivated by a study endorsed by Diabetes UK. The study... Read More
23 Nov 2018
--- The growing prevalence of Type 2 diabetes around the globe will lead to insulin shortages, a Lancet study has warned. Driven by unhealthy diets, lifestyles and obesity, rates of Type 2 diabetes are on the rise, particularly... Read More