Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, May 29th, 2006
"Cereal fiber intake is linked to reduced risk of type 2 diabetes in epidemiological observations. The pathogenic background of this phenomenon is unknown. Based on recent findings, we hypothesized that intake of purified insoluble oat fiber may improve whole-body insulin sensitivity," scientists in Germany report.
M.O. Weickert and colleagues working with the German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam-Rehbruecke described, "A randomized, controlled, single-blind, cross-over study was performed, and 17 overweight or obese subjects with normal glucose metabolism were...
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