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Yet another study shows:
A low-carbohydrate diet lowers blood sugar in type 2 diabetes

dietary treatment | lchf | low-carb | low-carbohydrate | nutrition | type 2-diabetes |

Once again a scientific study has shown that people with type 2 diabetes who follow a low-carbohydrate diet have lower blood sugar levels than if they eat a traditional, carbohydrate-rich diabetic diet. One of the researchers behind the study, Thomas Meinert Larsen, is part of the team funded by the Dietary Science Foundation that is […]

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Good news for the Dietary Science Foundation
on its fifth birthday

diet | healthy life | type 2-diabetes |

Hooray! Five years ago today we founded the Dietary Science Foundation and approved the first version of our statutes. We have some exciting news to celebrate with: the project on diet for type 2 diabetes has gone to the second round in a bid for EU funding. To mark the occasion, all the researchers in […]

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The Dietary Science Foundation’s newest venture:
Europe’s largest study of the effect of diet on type 2 diabetes

CARBCOUNT | dietary treatment | ketogenic diet | low-carb | nutrition | type 2-diabetes |

Last year the Dietary Science Foundation financed the design of a study of diet for type 2 diabetes. The project involves researchers in five countries and the goal is to carry out the largest study ever done in Europe on the subject. The Dietary Science Foundation will now invest an additional 80,000 euros in the […]

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The Dietary Science Foundation supports a new project:
Sugar consumption to be measured using urine samples

dietary science | nutrition science | sugar |

A major challenge for dietary science research is that study participants sometimes fail to report things they eat, and especially foods that are considered to be unhealthy. The Dietary Science Foundation is awarding 30,000 euros to researchers at Lund University who will test a new, more objective method of tracking participant sugar consumption. They will […]

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A driven entrepreneur bolsters the DSF’s board


The Dietary Science Foundation’s board of directors has a new member: business leader, entrepreneur and trained civil engineer Ewa Meurk. She is passionate about strengthening dietary research and believes that more companies should support the science, as more effective dietary advice can prevent illness and costly sick leave. Ewa Meurk has founded four companies, two […]

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The Dietary Science Foundation’s scientific advisory
board has a new member


The Dietary Science Foundation’s scientific advisory board has met to discuss which projects the foundation will support next. We would like to take the opportunity to introduce you to a new board member and to tell you about a few changes. The Dietary Science Foundation’s goal is to finance large, high quality studies that can […]

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Funding announcement:
Diet for metabolic syndrome and related diseases


Type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome are major public health challenges. The Dietary Science Foundation is pleased to announce that we now have 150,000 euros available for one or more research projects evaluating the most effective dietary treatments for counteracting or preventing diseases related to metabolic syndrome. Globally, the number of cases of type 2 […]

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The Dietary Science Foundation – a summary of 2018


A new year has just started! Let us summarize 2018, a year when the Dietary Science Foundation put the focus on sugar. We also funded two important research projects: a study of diet for obesity and a study of diet for fatty liver. First and foremost: thanks a million for all the support you have given to […]

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IBS-carbohydrate project receives a large grant


The Dietary Science Foundation has gotten wonderful news: the evaluation of the role of carbohydrates in stomach pain, IBS, has now received a total of 383,000 Euros from the Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Health Care (Forte). It means that the project will get done in the high-quality way the researchers hoped […]

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A low-carbohydrate diet for type 2 diabetes:
Researchers plan the largest study ever done

low-carbohydrate | type 2-diabetes |

In the beginning of this year, the Dietary Science Foundation gave a grant for the planning of a study of a low-carbohydrate diet for type 2 diabetes. The researchers have now had another meeting to work out the details of what will be the largest study ever done in this area. People with type 2 […]

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