Insulin

Berries show anti-diabetes potential: Human data

Berries show anti-diabetes potential: Human data

By Stephen DANIELLS

Strawberries, bilberries, lingonberries, and chokeberries may blunt the insulin response to the starch-rich bread, and offer a means of reducing the risk of diabetes, says a new study from Finland.

Phylloquinone is found naturally in green leafy vegetables

Vitamin K may slash diabetes risk: Study

By Stephen Daniells

Increased intakes of vitamin K1 may lower the risk of developing type-2 diabetes in elderly people with a high risk of cardiovascular disease, says a new study.

InterHealth self-affirms Zychrome’s GRAS status

InterHealth self-affirms Zychrome’s GRAS status

By Stephen DANIELLS

California-based InterHealth Nutraceuticals Inc has self-affirmed the Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) status of its next generation Zychrome chromium ingredient for use in food and beverages.

Tufts-Harvard study builds vitamin D's anti-diabetes potential

Tufts-Harvard study builds vitamin D's anti-diabetes potential

By Stephen Daniells

Daily supplements of vitamin D may boost the function of the cells in the pancreas that produce insulin, says a new study from Boston-based researchers that supports the potential role of the vitamin for pre-diabetics.

GSK paid Sinclair $720 million for Sirtris Pharmaceuticals

Resveratrol shows anti-diabetes potential: Study

By Stephen Daniells

Daily supplements of resveratrol may improve how the human body responds to insulin, the hormone responsible for sugar and fat metabolism, Hungarian researchers report for the first time.

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