Mulberry leaf extract may protect against type 2 diabetes

Supplementation with mulberry leaf extract may protect people at risk of getting type 2 diabetes by reducing insulin resistance, a precursor of the disease, new research shows. The randomised, double-blind placebo-controlled trial assessed the efficacy of mulberry leaf aqueous extract (MLAE) supplementation (5 g/day) on postprandial glycaemic control in almost 40 subjects with impaired fasting glucose (IFG) tolerance.

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