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Eating more unsaturated fats and less carbohydrate reduces blood glucose, study finds

BMJ 2016; 354 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i4053 (Published 21 July 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;354:i4053
  1. Susan Mayor
  1. London

Eating more unsaturated fats, especially polyunsaturated fatty acids, and eating less carbohydrate and saturated fat reduces blood glucose levels and improves insulin resistance and secretion, a large meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials has shown.

Researchers systematically searched for randomised controlled trials investigating the effects that macronutrients in the diet have on blood glucose, insulin, …

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