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After years of research, scientists at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have found that prolonged consumption of foods cooked in dry heat may result in weight gain and type 2 diabetes due to sustained exposure to a compound called methyl-glyoxal (MG). MG is a toxic byproduct which has been found to lower the body’s protective mechanisms against inflammation. For the experiment, the researchers, led by Helen Vlassara, MD, Professor and Director of the Division of Experimental Diabetes and Aging, fed one group of mice a diet high in MG (but with normal amounts of calories and fat) and another group […]
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Posted in: Diabetes, Diabetes Research, Diet, Healthy Eating, Inflammation, Lifestyle, Meal Preparation, News Briefs, Obesity, Overweight, Type 2 Diabetes
Tags: grilling, how to prevent obesity and diabetes, insulin resistance and diabetes, metabolism of glucose and insulin, methyl-glyoxal, MG, poaching, steaming, stewing, use low heat and moisture, weight gain and abdominal fat
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