Gut bacteria changes touted as a cause of diabetes
Major changes to the profile of our gut bacteria ecosystem are associated with the development of type two diabetes, according to ‘exciting’ new meta-genomic data published in Nature.
Diabetes Ireland has called on food manufacturers to stop using the term ‘diabetic’ or ‘suitable for diabetics’ on product packaging, saying that such claims could mislead consumers.
Heat treatment of infant formula milk during processing produces elevated levels of a toxin that could contribute to a significantly increased risk of children developing health problems including diabetes, according to US scientists.
Walnut-rich diet may boost diabetic heart health
Daily consumption of walnuts, rich in polyunsaturated fatty acids, may improve the health of blood vessels, thereby decreasing the risk of heart disease, says a new study from Yale.
Meat linked to increased diabetes risk: Meta-analysis
High intake of processed meat may increase the risk of developing type-2 diabetes by 40 per cent, according to a new meta-analysis from Norway and the US.
Olive oil-rich Med diet may protect against diabetes
Consuming a traditional Mediterranean diet, rich in fruit,
vegetables, olive oil and fish, may reduce the risk of developing
diabetes by a whopping 83 per cent, says a new study.
Cocoa flavanols show promise for diabetic cardiovascular health
A new study has indicated that cocoa flavanols could help improve blood vessel health in diabetes patients, potentially offering protection against cardiovascular complications that standard medication does not.
Legumes linked to lower diabetes risk
An increased intake of legumes like peanuts and soybeans could
reduce the risk of developing type-2 diabetes by over 40 per cent,
suggests a new study.
DSM casein ingredient to help glucose levels in diabetics
DSM is set to launch a casein ingredient aimed at regulating
glucose levels in type-2 diabetics, which can be added to a wide
range of functional foods and beverages to stop post-meal spikes.
More magnesium-rich food for less diabetes - meta-analysis
Eating more magnesium-rich foods, like green leafy vegetables and
nuts, may reduce the risk of type-2 diabetes, suggests a
meta-analysis of observational studies.
Cactus pear pads linked to lower diabetes risk
Prickly pear cactus pads, consumed regularly in Mexico, could
reduce blood sugar rises after a meal by up to 50 per cent,
suggests a new study that may have implications for diabetes
Sugar not linked to diabetes rise, suggests study
High sugar intake does not directly affect insulin resistance and
subsequent diabetes risk, say researchers from Northern Ireland.
Low-fat dairy linked to lower diabetes risk in women
A diet rich in low fat dairy could cut the risk of type-2 diabetes
for women by over 20 per cent, says a new study from Harvard.
Decaf coffee could protect against type-2 diabetes
Drinking six or more cups of coffee every day could reduce the risk
of developing type-2 diabetes by more than 20 per cent, says a new
Scientists reveal mechanism behind high-fat, diabetes link
New research explains the mechanism behind the widely recognized
link between a high-fat diet and type 2 diabetes, providing an
insight into how high-fat diet-induced diabetes may be prevented.