Diabetes

Novel soy germ pasta improves gastric emptying time

(HealthDay)—Pasta enriched with biologically active isoflavone aglycons significantly improves gastric emptying time in patients with type 2 diabetes, according to a pilot study published online July 8 in Diabetes Care.

Immunology

A solution to a life-threatening allergy

For around one in 100 Australians who have food allergy, simply ingesting a small amount of pasta containing shellfish can be life-threatening.

Health

The more types of foods served, the more you'll eat: study

(Medical Xpress) -- The wider the variety of foods served at a meal, the more a person will eat, new Cornell research shows. Conversely, having a "one-pot" dish, such as a soup, pasta, stew or stir-fry, will cut down on the ...

Health

Study affirms 'mediterranean diet' improves heart health

(Medical Xpress) -- A team of Johns Hopkins researchers has uncovered further evidence of the benefits of a balanced diet that replaces white bread and pasta carbohydrates with unsaturated fat from avocados, olive oil and ...

Health

New measurement important complement to GI

Many people are careful to follow a low glycemic index (GI) diet. However, the glycemic index concept has some shortcomings, in the view of one young researcher, who has developed a complementary method, "glycemic profile," ...

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