5 kilograms of broccoli in a pill slashes diabetics’ blood sugar | New Scientist

English: Diagram shows insulin release from th...

English: Diagram shows insulin release from the Pancreas and how this lowers blood sugar leves. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

In a highly cited article, New Scientist reports that 5 kilograms of broccoli in a pill slashes diabeticsblood sugar. It suggests that a concentrated broccoli extract, taken daily, helps people with type-2 diabetes reduce blood glucose by 10 per cent – lowering their risk of other complications.

Source: >5 kilograms of broccoli in a pill slashes diabetics’ blood sugar | New Scientist

Traditional medication for type-2 diabetes can have nasty side-effects.

In the absence of the magical broccoli pill, those at risk of type-2 diabetes must turn to tried and tested methods, namely low carbohydrate diet, weight loss and excercize.

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