Nutrition

Broccoli sprouts lowered glucose levels in type 2 diabetics

broccoli sproutsConcentrated broccoli sprout extract (BSE) was investigated in a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled study for its effect on fasting blood glucose levels and glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) in 103 type 2 diabetic patients. Following 12 weeks of BSE, fasting blood glucose and HbA1c were reduced, particularly in patients with obesity and dysregulated type 2 diabetes.

 

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Lifestyle

Duration vs frequency; exercise for weight loss

Young couple jogging on beachWant to lose weight but don’t have the time to exercise everyday? In a study recently published by the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, duration is more important than frequency when exercising for weight loss. Women lost more weight over a 24 week period if they exercised 100 mins for 3 days per week compared to 50 mins for 6 days per week.

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