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  • vessels
  • Vitamin C, or ascorbic acid, is a powerful antioxidant that research suggests can, in combination with other essential nutrients, support visual acuity and the health of ocular blood vessels. (orthomolecularproducts.com)
  • metabolism
  • The study, published in Alzheimer's & Dementia , a journal of the Alzheimer's Association and conducted by the National Institute of Aging, shows that high glucose concentrations in brain tissue can stem from abnormal glucose metabolism and even lead to amyloid plaques and tau tangles associated with the disease. (alzheimers.net)
  • GLUT3 transports glucose through the metabolism process into nerve cells, providing energy for neurons in a process called glycolysis. (alzheimers.net)
  • researchers
  • Although this group of researchers do not know the precise mechanism of the hypoglycemic (blood sugar-lowering) action of unripe plantain, they suggested that it could be due, at least in part, to stimulation of insulin production and subsequent glucose utilisation. (africaresource.com)
  • Researchers at the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) and Sungkyunkwan University in South Korea made the breakthrough by squeezing a minuscule LED display embedded inside a contact lens, which alerts the wearer when their blood sugar levels are too low. (wired.co.uk)
  • Researchers found that the supplements significantly improved antioxidant capacity, macular xanthophyll levels, and the optical density of the macular pigment. (orthomolecularproducts.com)
  • In a hyperglycemic clamp, researchers raise your glucose concentration to 125 mg/dl above your optimal glucose level by a giving you an infusion of glucose. (diabeteshealth.com)
  • Researchers at the United States Department of Agriculture showed that a quarter to one teaspoon of cinnamon with food helps metabolize sugar up to twenty times better than food not eaten with cinnamon. (care2.com)
  • Near the conclusion of the study, the researchers measured the rodents' glucose (blood sugar) levels. (naturalnews.com)
  • fiber
  • Natural News ) Flaxseed is a popular superfood because it's fiber-rich and can help improve your cholesterol levels. (naturalnews.com)
  • Fruits
  • High daily intakes of fruits, vegetables, and vitamins C and E were associated with significantly improved eye health among 600 elderly individuals. (orthomolecularproducts.com)
  • absorption
  • The current study provides preliminary evidence that not all foods are equally implicated in addictive-like eating behavior, and highly processed foods, which may share characteristics with drugs of abuse (e.g. high dose, rapid rate of absorption) appear to be particularly associated with "food addiction. (plos.org)