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A generous birthday donation to the Dietary Science Foundation

20/06/2018

Three cheers for Monica and Jonas Brandström! In connection with their joint 70th birthday party they encouraged donations to the Dietary Science Foundation. Gifts totaled almost 3,000 Euros an important contribution to our current investment in a study on diet for type 2 diabetes. “We’re pleased to give our support to the Dietary Science Foundation […]


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An important meeting:
the Nordic study of diet in type 2 diabetes takes shape

18/06/2018

Another ball is rolling! On Tuesday researchers from Denmark, Norway and Sweden met to jointly design a study of diet in type 2 diabetes. The goal is to answer a fundamental question for the management of diabetes: Is a low-carbohydrate diet a more effective treatment for type 2 diabetes than the traditionally recommended low-fat diet? […]


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Food helped give him both hope and his life back

- now he will ride the Vätternrundan for DSF

13/06/2018

The medicine that Samuel Backman, 22, was given for Bechterew’s disease gave him brain fog. When it was at its worst he could collapse in the middle of the day, hardly able to move. Now he’ll ride the Vätternrundan, a 300 km bicycle race around Lake Vättern in Sweden, for the Dietary Science Foundation. Thanks […]


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Type 1 diabetes study has received ethical approval

08/05/2018

The study of diet for type 1 diabetes is expected to start this fall. Ethical approval has been granted and the project has been expanded: the diabetes clinic at Uppsala University Hospital will also participate in the project. This week US researchers reported that a strict low-carbohydrate diet can help people with type 1 diabetes […]


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A real Iron Man runs for the Dietary Science Foundation

25/04/2018

In the beginning of May Mr. Stefan Fennsjö, 52 years old, will be performing a double Iron Man in order to draw attention to the Dietary Science Foundation. In three days he will swim, cycle and run a distance that corresponds to the one between Stockholm and Gothenburg. He hopes for more research in the […]


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A low carbohydrate diet is an effective
treatment for fatty liver disease

24/02/2018

Approximately one quarter of all adults have fatty liver disease, increasing the risk of cirrhosis, liver cancer, type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease. A Swedish study now shows that a strict low carbohydrate way of eating can eliminate the fat from the liver within two weeks. It is a major breakthrough in treatment of […]


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The advice that led to weight loss:
“Minimize processed food”

22/02/2018

According to a large study published in the medical journal JAMA yesterday, those who want to lose weight do not need to count calories. Participants were instead encouraged to severely limit the amount of processed foods and cook from nutrient dense ingredients. The consumed amounts of carbohydrates or fat, or their genetic profile, were not […]


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The Dietary Science Foundation’s new goal:
A Nordic study of a low-carbohydrate
diet in type 2 diabetes 

15/02/2018

Is the dietary advice given to people with type 2 diabetes ineffective? Researchers from Norway, Denmark and Sweden want to jointly evaluate whether a strict low-carb diet counteracts type 2 diabetes better than the traditional low-fat diet. The Dietary Science Foundation is providing them with 10,000 euros to plan the project and apply for research funding. The […]


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The DSF backs a large-scale evaluation of
the role of carbohydrates in obesity

14/02/2018

Is a low-carbohydrate diet the most effective way to lose weight? Or is weight loss just about counting calories? Is saturated fat really unhealthy for our hearts? The dietary advice given to obese people has been a topic of intense debate for a long time. The Dietary Science Foundation is now investing 60,000 euros in […]


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The Dietary Science Foundation’s latest venture:
An evaluation of the most effective dietary
treatment for fatty liver

13/02/2018

Nearly a quarter of the world’s adult population has fatty liver disease, a condition that follows in the footsteps of obesity. There is currently no medical treatment and sufferers are at risk of dying prematurely. The Dietary Science Foundation has just awarded 60,000 euros to researchers who will investigate whether a strict low-carbohydrate diet or […]


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