Certain amino, fatty acids boost insulin production in type 1 diabetes

07/21/2013 | NutraIngredients

Youths with recently diagnosed type 1 diabetes who consumed more foods rich in branched-chain amino acids and long-chain omega-3 fatty acids had increased insulin production for a longer period of time than those with lower intake, a study in the journal Diabetes Care found. The findings suggest that such dietary modifications may lower the risk of long-term complications associated with diabetes.

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