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2020, Vol. 7, Issue 4, Part B

Role of dietary fibers in reducing the risk of type 2 diabetes

Author(s): Parash Chettri and Suriyakala Perumal Chandran

Type 2 diabetes, occurs due to the body’s inefficient use of the hormone insulin. Insulin is a hormone that regulates blood sugar. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that diabetes was once the seventh main cause of dying in 2016. Diabetes is a fundamental purpose of blindness, kidney failure, coronary heart attack, stroke, and decrease limb amputation. In 2019, Approximately 463 million adults (20-79 years) have been dwelling with diabetes; by means of 2045 this will upward jab to 700 million. A massive range of cohort studies has proven an affiliation of excessive dietary fiber intake with a 20-30% decreased risk of creating type 2 Diabetes. The objective of this article is to exhibit the function of dietary fiber in the administration of type 2 Diabetes. When dietary fiber is introduced in a meal, it degrees off the postprandial glycemic and insulinemic excursions ensuing in influencing the plasma lipid tiers in sufferers with type 2 Diabetes. Between the two kinds of fibers (soluble and insoluble) the soluble fibers have proven to have a greater plausible to limit the postprandial blood glucose, insulin, and serum lipid levels as in contrast to insoluble fiber. It is also discovered that viscosity plays an essential function in the dietary fiber- the greater the viscosity, the greater the effect. The possible mechanisms for metabolic enhancements with the dietary fibers include- prolong in the absorption of glucose, extend in hepatic extraction of insulin, improved insulin sensitivity at the mobile level, and also the binding of the bile acids. The patients with type two diabetes have to make bigger their dietary fiber uptake with the aid of >25g/d in girls and by >38g/d in men.

DOI: 10.22271/kheljournal.2020.v7.i4b.1772

Pages: 71-77  |  1210 Views  201 Downloads

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Parash Chettri, Suriyakala Perumal Chandran. Role of dietary fibers in reducing the risk of type 2 diabetes. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2020;7(4):71-77. DOI:

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