MODULATION OF BETA CELL FUNCTION AND INSULIN SENSITIVITY (05-25-09)

Distinctive postprandial modulation of ß cell function and insulin sensitivity by dietary fats

Preserving and improving beta cell function is arguably one of the more important things we can focus on, diabetic or not. As beta cell function drops, the likelihood of diabetes and insulin dependent diabetes, goes up. So anything we can do to improve beta cell function is a goal.

In this particular study, the authors determined that, as a patient moved from a poor quality fat diet (more saturated) to a more monounsaturated diet, their beta cell function improved. Combine this with exercise, no refined carbs and a high phytonutrient diet and our body’s handling of glucose can only improve.

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