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Whey helps diabetics control blood sugar

Jul 09, 2014    

London, July 8 (IANS) Controlling blood sugar levels may be a lot easier for diabetics as researchers have discovered that consuming whey protein before a regular breakfast reduces the blood sugar spikes seen after meals.Whey also improves the body's insulin response."Whey protein may, therefore, represent a novel approach for enhancing glucose-lowering strategies in type-2 diabetes," the researchers noted.The study included 15 people with well-controlled type-2 diabetes who were not taking any medications except for sulfonylureas or metformin (oral diabetes drugs). Testing participa...

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