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Nuts as a Replacement for Carbohydrates in the Diabetic Diet

June 29, 2011 - Diabetes Care - David J.A. Jenkins, MD, Cyril W.C. Kendall, PHD, Monica S. Banach, Korbua Srichaikul, MSC1, Edward Vidgen, BSC, Sandy Mitchell, RD, Tina Parker, RD, Stephanie Nishi, BSC, Balachandran Bashyam, PHD, Russell de Souza, SD, RD, Christopher Ireland, BSC and Robert G. Josse, MB, BS

According to a new study published in the American Diabetes Association's June 29th edition of Diabetes Care, nuts may be a suitable replacement for carbohydrates in the diet of patients with type 2 diabetes, improving both glycemic control and serum lipids.

Read abstract - (full study requires subscription or can be purchased.)

Read article published in Renal & Urology News - July 7, 2011, Jody A. Charnow

 
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