A lower-carbohydrate, higher-fat diet reduces abdominal and intermuscular fat and increases insulin sensitivity in adults at risk of type 2 diabetes

Background: Obesity, particularly visceral and ectopic adiposity, increases the risk of type 2 diabetes. Objective: The aim of this study was to determine if restriction of dietary carbohydrate is beneficial for body composition and metabolic health. Methods: Two studies were conducted. In the first, 69 overweight/obese men and women, 53% of whom were European American…

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O Positive Blood Type Diet Foods

The O positive blood type diet prescribes lots of lean meat and vegetables. Image Credit: istetiana/Moment/GettyImages Despite what the weight-loss industry will tell you, dieting is about finding what eating style works best with your individual physiology. The Blood Type Diet is one system that attempts to do that. The premise of naturopathic physician Peter…

10-year follow-up of intensive glucose control in type 2 diabetes

Background: During the United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study (UKPDS), patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus who received intensive glucose therapy had a lower risk of microvascular complications than did those receiving conventional dietary therapy. We conducted post-trial monitoring to determine whether this improved glucose control persisted and whether such therapy had a long-term effect on…

Treatment of Diabetes: The Diabetic Diet

The mainstays of diabetes treatment are: Working towards obtaining a healthy body weight  Establishing a diabetes diet plan; no one diabetic diet fits all Fitting in daily physical activity, even walking is enough Medication, if needed Note: Type 1 diabetes must be treated with insulin; if you have type 2 diabetes, you may not need to…

Weight Loss for Diabetics: Diet Plan with Meal Delivery

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Eating Healthfully With Diabetes: Your Menu Plan

What Is a Diabetes Diet?While there is no specific diet for people with diabetes, your diabetes diet is an eating plan that covers three important areas: Healthy foods in healthy amounts, eaten with healthy timing in mind. It helps you control your blood sugar, maintain a healthy weight, and keep your risk of heart disease low. This…