High dietary acid load is associated with insulin resistance: The Furukawa Nutrition and Health Study.

@article{Akter2016HighDA,
  title={High dietary acid load is associated with insulin resistance: The Furukawa Nutrition and Health Study.},
  author={Shamima Akter and Masafumi Eguchi and Keisuke Kuwahara and Takeshi Kochi and Rie Ito and Kayo Kurotani and Hiroko Tsuruoka and Akiko Nanri and Isamu Kabe and Tetsuya Mizoue},
  journal={Clinical nutrition},
  year={2016},
  volume={35 2},
  pages={453-459}
}
BACKGROUND & AIMS Acid-base imbalance has been suggested to play an important role in certain cardio-metabolic abnormalities, including type 2 diabetes; however, epidemiological evidence linking dietary acid load to glucose metabolism is lacking. We examined the association of dietary acid load with markers of insulin resistance (IR), insulin secretion, and blood glucose status among Japanese workers. METHODS The study subjects were 1732 workers, aged 19-69 years, who completed a health… CONTINUE READING
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