A single supplement of a standardised bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus L.) extract (36 % wet weight anthocyanins) modifies glycaemic response in individuals with type 2 diabetes controlled by diet and lifestyle

@inproceedings{Hoggard2013ASS,
  title={A single supplement of a standardised bilberry (Vaccinium
myrtillus L.) extract (36 % wet weight anthocyanins) modifies glycaemic response
in individuals with type 2 diabetes controlled by diet and lifestyle},
  author={Nigel Hoggard and Morven Cruickshank and Kim-Marie Moar and Charles C Bestwick and Jens Juul Holst and Wendy Russell and Graham Horgan},
  booktitle={Journal of nutritional science},
  year={2013}
}
Dietary strategies for alleviating health complications associated with type 2 diabetes (T2D) are being pursued as alternatives to pharmaceutical interventions. Berries such as bilberries (Vaccinium myrtillus L.) that are rich in polyphenols may influence carbohydrate digestion and absorption and thus postprandial glycaemia. In addition, berries have been reported to alter incretins as well as to have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that may also affect postprandial glycaemia. The… CONTINUE READING
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