diabetes

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14 Aug 2019
--- A high-fat diet can weaken the gut immune system and lead to insulin resistance and, ultimately, diabetes. This is according to new research published in Nature Communications, which showed how a high-fat diet influences one... Read More
14 Aug 2019
--- Contrary to conventional dietary recommendations for Type 2 diabetes treatment, patients can better regulate their blood sugar levels if they consume foods with reduced carbohydrate and increased protein and fat content.... Read More
07 Aug 2019
--- Patients with Parkinson’s disease were found to have significantly lower levels of vitamin D in their blood in a study published in the journal Acta Neurologica Scandinavia. The study, which evaluated 182... Read More
06 Aug 2019
--- Mankai, a high-protein aquatic plant strain of duckweed, has shown potential in providing glycemic control after carbohydrate consumption. This is according to a study from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), Israel.... Read More
06 Aug 2019
--- Both lactic acid bacteria and gut bacteria contribute to the health benefits of rye, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland. Gut microbes seem to play an important role in turning rye’s... Read More
05 Aug 2019
--- Citrus-derived flavonoids and ingredients manufacturer Ingredients by Nature (IBN) has launched a new ingredient that has demonstrated efficacy in prediabetes management. Coined Eriomin, the ingredient is touted as... Read More
02 Aug 2019
--- US-based specialty ingredients supplier NutriScience Innovations and Arjuna Natural have jointly launched what they tout as “the highest potency ashwagandha extract on the market.” Shoden is available as a... Read More
30 Jul 2019
--- Vitamin D supplementation may slow the progression of Type 2 diabetes in newly diagnosed patients and those with prediabetes, according to a study published in the European Journal of Endocrinology. The study findings... Read More
17 Jul 2019
--- Trending this year, adaptogens have emerged as a class of herbal extracts with claims of boosting the body’s ability to combat physical, chemical and biological stressors, in addition to elevating cognitive functions,... Read More
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
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