Consuming a high level of carbs and a low level of fats can regulate a gene in the body that can reduce your risk of obesity, hypertension, type 2 diabetes, and other metabolic diseases, a meta-analysis has concluded.
Researchers have revealed that the timing of carbohydrate-rich meals can significantly worsen glucose homeostasis – on top of the independent glycaemic index of the food – potentially revealing ways to minimise the risk of type-2 diabetes.
The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ruled that a tweet and Instagram post advertising Protein World’s ‘Carb Blocker Capsules’ did not adhere to European nutrition health claims legislation – warning the company that the product name ‘Carb...
From 20th June, manufacturers will be able to claim a “lower blood glucose rise” when using non-digestible carbohydrates as sugar replacers, following the publication of a new article 13.5 claim in the EU Official Journal.
Preserving the natural structure of plant fibre during food processing keeps blood sugar levels in check – meaning manufacturers can make their products healthier without changing the ingredients, say researchers.