According to a new draft guideline from the World Health Organization (WHO), non-nutritive sweetener consumption is associated with metabolic syndrome, something proponents of diet sweeteners say shows correlation, not causation, and merely reflects the...
How stevia controls blood sugar levels has remained a mystery until now as researchers think they have unravelled the natural, no-calorie sweetener's action that results in its observed health benefits.
The overall topic of blood sugar management is becoming increasingly important beyond the population with type 2 diabetes, as mainstream media has made consumers more aware of the health needs of blood sugar management—known more colloquially as “energy...
A new epidemiological study indicates that people who consume 100
per cent fruit juice instead of sugary drinks have a reduced risk
of insulin resistance, providing more argument for long-term
studies using direct measures.
A daily supplement of cinnamon extract may boost antioxidant
defences and reduce the oxidative stress linked to the metabolic
syndrome, suggest results from a small placebo-controlled,
double-blind study from the US.
A German clinical trial has reported that eating a fibre-enriched
bread for only three days improved insulin sensitivity in
overweight and obese women by eight per cent, as the evidence for
fibre protection against type-2 diabetes...