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Diet & Nutrition

Diet and Nutrition for Diabetes Patients: Diabetes in Control answers key questions about diet and nutrition for diabetes patients including:
– How diet contributes to or protects against diabetes
– New dietary regimens healthcare professionals can use for diabetes management
– What a healthcare professional needs to know about altering diet

High-Protein Diets Yield Mixed Results

Popular weight loss strategy improves satiety and decreases fat mass, but increases risk of metabolic disease… Some of the potential mechanisms that account for weight loss associated with high-protein diets involve increased secretion of satiety hormones (GIP, GLP-1), reduced orexigenic hormone secretion (ghrelin), the increased thermic effect of food and …

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A Probiotic That Helps Control Diabetes

Cornell University scientists engineered a strain of lactobacillus to secrete a GLP-1 that lowered blood glucose levels…. Science may be one step closer to treating diabetes with a human probiotic pill, according to new research. In the study, the researchers engineered a strain of lactobacillus, a human probiotic common in …

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Mediterranean Diet Associated with Longevity Biomarker

Harvard researchers found that adherence to a Mediterranean diet was associated with longer telomeres, a biomarker of longevity… In a population based cohort study, researchers examined blood sample data from of 4,676 disease-free women from nested case-control studies within the Nurses’ Health Study who had had telomere length measured and …

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