New Zealand researchers are beginning a six-month study in Auckland exploring feijoa powder’s ability to prevent diabetes, and says that health claim would support the country’s export ambitions in Asia for the backyard staple.
The supplementation of a formula containing seven herbal extracts has shown effects comparable to the blood sugar control drug metformin in prediabetic and newly diagnosed diabetic patients, according to a RCT by Sabinsa.
British researchers suggest that the consumption of tart cherry, either in capsule or juice format, may reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes or cardiovascular disease by improving cardio-metabolic markers.
Men who followed a low-glycemic diet featuring functional carbohydrate Palatinose, a branded isomaltulose by BENEO, had a lower glycemic profile, reduced variability in blood sugar levels, and improved fat burning, according to a study by Singaporean...
An increased risk of high blood glucose levels and diabetes is not only greater for people who were born at a time of famine, but it is also then passed down to their children, research into China’s 1959-1961 food crisis has discovered.
High reported rates of type 2 diabetes in some Pacific Island nations have been called into question after Australian researchers found deficiencies in the methods used to test for the disease - a finding which may have wider global implications.
Diabetic Hongkongers should pay more attention to how they control blood glucose levels after research found that one in four diabetics in the SAR will develop severe complications, including heart or kidney failure, within seven years.