One less sugary drink a day reduces risk of diabetes, study Replacing one serving of sugary drink per day with water or unsweetened tea or coffee could cut the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by between...

Five days of eating fatty foods can alter how muscle processes nutrients from food, research Many consumers might think that they can get away with eating fatty foods for a few days without it making any...

Diabetes risk reduced by high-fat dairy products, study Consumption of high-fat yoghurt and cheese are linked to a reduction in the risk of type 2 diabetes by as much as a fifth, according to new research...

Onion extract may improve high blood sugar and cholesterol, study The extract of onion bulb, Allium cepa, strongly lowered high blood glucose (sugar) and total cholesterol levels in diabetic rats when...

Saliva-based test for diabetes developed by Australian researchers Australian researchers at the University of Newcastle in New South Wales have developed a salvia-based glucose test using a 2D printer,...

Tropical tree produces sweetener suitable for diabetics, study A process for producing the sweetener erythritol from sapodilla, a tropical tree, has been developed by students at the Technological Institute...

Artificial sweeteners may lead to diabetes too, study Particular gut bacteria may induce metabolic changes that contribute to obesity and diabetes following exposure to artificial sweeteners, according...

The inaugural Foods for Specific Populations Conference commences Wednesday 17 September 2014 and will see leading experts address the nutritional needs of a range of groups including  people with allergies...

Leptin also influences other brain cells that control appetite, a study has found Twenty years after the hormone leptin was found to regulate metabolism, appetite, and weight through brain cells called...

Dark chocolate compounds could prevent obesity and type-2 diabetes The potential health benefits of dark chocolate keep piling up, and scientists are now homing in on what ingredients in chocolate might...