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The Case for Probiotics in Gestational Diabetes

Although high blood sugar is never good, it’s especially harmful during pregnancy. When glucose intolerance appears for the first time in pregnancy, it is...
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Ginkgo Biloba May Offer Benefits for Those with Type 2 Diabetes, Research Suggests

Cincinnati, OH—The extract of the leaves of Ginkgo biloba may offer some therapeutic benefits in fighting Type 2 diabetes, according to new research from...

Plant-Based Diets May Reduce Risk of Diabetes, Analysis Suggests

Boston, MA—People who adhere strongly to a plant-based diet may have a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes than those with a lower...

Focusing on the Future

Usually, I’m happy to report on trends. The plant-based boom, the CBD craze…sharing news about the wellbeing-boosters that are bringing consumers to natural products...

Nighttime Blue Light Exposure Increases Sugar Consumption, Study Suggests

An hour of exposure to blue light at night raises blood sugar levels and increases sugar consumption in male rats, according to a study...

Linoleic Acid Reduces Risk of Diabetes, Study Says

Linoleic acid intake is inversely associated with risk of type-II diabetes, according to a new study published in Diabetes Care. The study followed 83,648 women...

Bacterium May Help Moderate Progression of Pre-Diabetes, Suggests Study

Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium—The bacterium Akkermansia muciniphila may be able to moderate the progression of pre-diabetes and reduce cholesterol levels, according to a study conducted by...

Study Explores Intermittent Fasting for Fat, Diabetes

Nuthetal, Germany--Researchers from the German Institute of Human Nutrition (DIfE) reporting in the journal Metabolism are calling intermittent fasting (IF) a promising approach for the...

Statins May Double Risk of Diabetes, New Research Suggests

Columbus, OH—Patients prescribed cholesterol-lowering statins had double the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to an analysis of thousands of patients’ health records. A...

Zinc Supplementation May Improve Glycemic Control

Hangzhou, China—Zinc supplementation may improve glycemic control for diabetes prevention and management, according to a meta-analysis published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Researchers...

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