Sue Marshall blogs about diabetes for Desang

Foods rich in soy can help people with diabetes improve their glucose tolerance | October 21, 2009

New research shows that eating foods rich in soy can help people with diabetes improve their glucose tolerance and lower their blood sugar levels, according to an article published recently by ScienceDaily. Specifically, researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have identified how soy reduces the risk of diabetes, providing additional information about the molecular interaction of soy and the body. The key is found in isoflavones, a bioactive compound, which interacts with certain genes to produce the anti-diabetes effects.

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