31-May-2023 By Olivia Haslam
Vitamin E may preserve beta cell function and subsequently reduce likelihood of autoimmune diabetes, a new study by authors from Sweden concludes.
24-May-2023 By Olivia Brown
A new systematic review reports that type 2 diabetic (T2D) patients with vitamin D deficiencies may have an increased risk of developing an array of adverse health outcomes.
19-Jan-2023 By Asia Sherman
Açai powder supplementation may reduce the effects of a high-fat diet on peripheral insulin resistance and improve cognitive behavior, according to a study from Brazilian researchers.
19-Jan-2022 By Stephen Daniells
Supplements with Calanus Oil derived from tiny sea crustaceans may improve measures of glucose metabolism and insulin resistance in obese people, says a new study from Germany.
28-Feb-2018 By Hank Schultz
A recent study conducted in Canada demonstrated that a potato-derived resistant starch showed positive results in lowering insulin resistance in elderly subjects.
15-Feb-2018 By Tim Cutcliffe
A vegan diet improves insulin sensitivity and beta-cell function in overweight adults with no previous history of diabetes, reveals a new study in Nutrients.
06-Oct-2017 By Tim Cutcliffe
The gut microbiota composition of the recipient may determine the effectiveness of a faecal transplant in reducing insulin resistance, according to a new study in Cell Metabolism.
13-Feb-2017 By Adi Menayang
A combination of strawberry and cranberry polyphenols may improve insulin sensitivity in overweight and non-diabetic, insulin-resistant adults, according to a new study.
05-Dec-2016 By Stephen Daniells
Daily supplements of coenzyme Q10 may produce beneficial effects on insulin and blood sugar management in people with metabolic syndrome, says a new study.
19-Aug-2016 By Stephen Daniells
Supplements of vitamin D may improve fasting glucose levels and insulin resistance in healthy Japanese adults, says a new study.
09-Aug-2016 By Will Chu
Soy isoflavones may help in improving the cardiovascular health of women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), a study has determined.
14-Apr-2015 By Stephen DANIELLS
Supplements containing vitamin K1 (phylloquinone) may improve glycemic status and insulin sensitivity for premenopausal and pre-diabetic women, says a new study.
02-Mar-2015 By Stephen DANIELLS
Supplementation with epicatechin may beneficially affect insulin levels and insulin resistance, but another flavonoid quercetin had no effect, says a new study from The Netherlands.
04-Feb-2015 By Annie Harrison-Dunn
Probiotic supplementation may be useful in preventing insulin resistance caused by excessive consumption of high-fat foods, according to industry-backed research published in the British Journal of Nutrition.
20-Jan-2014 By Nathan Gray
High consumption of flavonoid-rich foods may be associated with a lowering the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by improving blood sugar management, say researchers.
10-Nov-2011 By Shane Starling
CLA consumption may raise cholesterol and insulin levels, the French food agency has found after assessing recent in vitro and animal studies.
07-Oct-2011 By Stephen Daniells
Beverages enriched with a fiber extracted from barley may reduce blood sugar spikes after a meal and enhance the body’s sensitivity to insulin, says a new study from Cargill.
05-Sep-2011 By Nathan Gray
Postnatal administration of resveratrol supplements could reduce the risk metabolic syndrome in offspring affected by impaired intrauterine growth, according to a new animal study performed by Canadian researchers.
Omega-3 boosts insulin resistance markers, suggests study
16-Jun-2011 By Nathan Gray
Increased consumption of omega-3 fatty acids may help to improve important markers insulin resistance, which may lead to diabetes, says new research.
Tangerine flavonoid shows significant health potential: Study
08-Apr-2011 By Nathan Gray
A flavonoid found in tangerines may not only prevents obesity, but may also offers protection against type-2 diabetes, and atherosclerosis, suggests new research.
Magnesium supplements may reduce diabetes risk: Study
10-Jan-2011 By Stephen Daniells
Supplements of magnesium may improve sensitivity to insulin and help reduce the risk of diabetes in overweight people, suggest new findings from German scientists.
Green tea may increase post-meal satiety: Study
03-Dec-2010 By Nathan Gray
Drinking green tea after a meal might boost satiety levels, but has very little effect on blood glucose levels or glycemic index, according to a new study.
Vitamin D supplements show anti-diabetes potential
27-Oct-2009 By Stephen Daniells
Supplements of the sunshine vitamin may improve insulin resistance and sensitivity, both of which are risk factors for diabetes, says a new study from New Zealand.
Citrus peel extract shows benefits for diabetes
19-Jun-2006 By Stephen Daniells
A daily supplement of an extract from citrus peel could reduce
insulin resistance in hamsters, suggesting the extract might also
help prevent diabetes in humans, says a North American study.
Adult lifestyle biggest risk factor for diabetes
Adult lifestyle has more influence on your chances of developing
type 2 diabetes than childhood experience, reveal UK researchers
today, contradicting previously held beliefs.
Common hydrocolloid could help prevent diabetes
The cellulose derivative HPMC, used for years to add texture to
foods and in drug delivery, could become a new functional food
ingredient, researchers said yesterday, as it appears to slow down
fat absorption from foods, writes Dominique...
Too many antioxidants may play role in type 2 diabetes, new theory
US researchers believe they may have discovered a new cause of
insulin resistance, the condition that leads to the increasingly
prevalent type 2 diabetes. They say that high amounts of
antioxidants may promote the disease, contradicting...
Nutrition 21 files for chromium health claims
Supplement manufacturer Nutrition 21 has filed a health claim
petition with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use of
eight dietary supplement health claims associating chromium
picolinate supplementation with reduced risk...
Obesity link to insulin resistance due to inflammation
New research adds to the understanding of how obesity leads to
insulin resistance and could help improve prevention of type 2
diabetes, rising at a dramatic rate around the world.
Chromium, CLA combo may decrease body fat
Combining chromium picolinate with other nutrients could
significantly increase its effect on weight loss, according to
researchers from Nutrition 21.
Foods to fight diabetes
Scientists are hoping to find new compounds in foods that can help
reduce risk of insulin resistance, a disorder which often leads to
type 2 diabetes.
Breakfast reduces chances of obesity
People who eat breakfast are significantly less likely to be obese
and diabetic than those who usually do not, researchers reported
this week at an American Heart Association conference.