Blood Sugar

Blood sugar management is a 'golden opportunity' for foods, beverages

Blood sugar management is a 'golden opportunity' for foods, beverages

By Elizabeth Crawford

Foods designed to help manage type 2 diabetes currently often are sequestered in drugstores or low-traffic areas next to pharmacies in grocery stores, but that could change in the next five years as the extent of the disease’s threat becomes better understood...

The key ingredients for blood sugar management

Special edition: Blood sugar management

The key ingredients for blood sugar management

By Stephen DANIELLS

With diabetes rates rising, many healthy people are starting to consider the effects of blood glucose levels and keeping them in the healthy range. In this gallery we look at the key ingredients in this growing sector. 

Diabetes busting cinnamon: Hydro One drinks score US patent triumph

'The first such patented drinks ever been made in the world': Hydro One CEO Sammy Nasrollahi

Diabetes busting cinnamon: Hydro One drinks score US patent triumph

By Ben BOUCKLEY

Hydro One Beverages has won a US patent for healthy soft drinks line REVd that uses a special cinnamon extract to tackle problems associated with high blood sugar such as diabetes and hyperglycemia.

Jaime Schwartz: 'For those diagnosed with prediabetes, the first line of defense in preventing diabetes is to lose weight, not to eat specially formulated products'

Special edition: Tackling diabetes. Formulating for healthy blood sugar

How can the food industry address the ticking time bomb of type 2 diabetes?

By Elaine WATSON

Given that one in three American adults is expected to develop type 2 diabetes by 2050, and poor diet and lack of exercise may be largely to blame, what can food and beverage manufacturers do to tackle this epidemic?

Vinegar beverage shows blood sugar management potential

Vinegar beverage shows blood sugar management potential

By Stephen DANIELLS

Vinegar (acetic acid) should be ‘purposefully’ integrated into more food matrices, say the researchers behind a new study which reports the potential blood sugar management potential of a vinegar beverage.

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