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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

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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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A generous birthday donation to the Dietary Science Foundation


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


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


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


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


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


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”


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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