CM NEWS – Turmeric, an Asian spice found in many curries, has a long history of use in reducing inflammation, healing wounds and relieving pain. And now, it might be able to prevent diabetes, or even obesity. Read more
CM NEWS – Women who drank more fat free milk and had higher intakes of calcium and vitamin D from foods, and not supplements, tended to have a lower risk for developing hypertension or high blood pressure, according to a new study published in the American Heart Association journal, Hypertension. Read more
NIH release – Diabetes is known to impair the cognitive health of people, but now scientists have identified one potential mechanism underlying these learning and memory problems. Read more
CM NEWS – The value of yummy oyster mushrooms (Pleurotus ostreatus) might not be limited to their good taste. Studies have shown that the mushroom could lower blood glucose and cholesterol in diabetes patients.
A study done at Department of Diet and Nutrition, Dhaka assessed the effects of reducing blood glucose, cholesterol and triglycerides in diabetic patients. Additionally, this study addressed whether there was any hepatic and renal toxicity of mushroom. Read more