High-energy breakfast with low-energy dinner helps control blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes — ScienceDaily

High-energy breakfast with low-energy dinner helps control blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes -- ScienceDaily

A small new study published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) shows that, in people with type 2 diabetes, those who consume a high energy breakfast and a low energy dinner have better blood sugar control than those who eat a low energy breakfast and a high energy dinner. Thus adjusting diet in this fashion could help optimise metabolic control and prevent complications of type 2 diabetes.

She concludes: “High energy intake at breakfast is associated with significant reduction in overall post-meal glucose levels in diabetic patients over the entire day. This dietary adjustment may have a therapeutic advantage for the achievement of optimal metabolic control and may have the potential for being preventive for cardiovascular and other complications of type 2 diabetes.”

via High-energy breakfast with low-energy dinner helps control blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes — ScienceDaily.

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