Diet high in healthy fats will help control blood sugar

Organisation: Position: Deadline Date: Location:

Switching to a diet low in simple sugars and high in healthy fats, like the types found in canola oil, could help people with type 2 diabetes control their blood sugar. ‘We know that olive oil has a good pedigree among clinicians but canola oil has a good pedigree too,’ the study’s lead author Dr David Jenkins, from the [b]University of Toronto[/b] is quoted in [s]Reuters Health[/s] as saying. ‘The thing that really surprised us is that those who seemed to be most in need benefited the most,’ Jenkins said. The participants who had more weight in their mid-region and those with high blood pressure had the strongest blood sugar response to the test diet.

Full Reuters Health report
Diabetes Care abstract

Receive Medical Brief's free weekly e-newsletter

Related Posts

Thank you for subscribing to MedicalBrief

MedicalBrief is Africa’s premier medical news and research weekly newsletter. MedicalBrief is published every Thursday and delivered free of charge by email to over 33 000 health professionals.

Please consider completing the form below. The information you supply is optional and will only be used to compile a demographic profile of our subscribers. Your personal details will never be shared with a third party.

Thank you for taking the time to complete the form.