Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, July 24th, 2006
"A gluten-free diet reduces the incidence of diabetes mellitus in nonobese diabetic (NOD) mice, but the mechanism is not known. The aim of this study was to examine the possible influence of the diet on the caecal bacterial flora, which may affect the intestinal physiology and mediate disease prevention," scientists in Denmark report.
"Two groups of NOD mice from the age of 3 weeks were fed either a gluten-free diet or a standard diet. Each diabetic mouse, when diagnosed, along with a nondiabetic mouse from the same diet group and two...
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