From France: Exposure to Food Additive Emulsifiers Linked to Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Exposure to food additive emulsifiers is associated with an increased risk for type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in the May issue of The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology.

Clara Salame, Ph.D., from the Université Sorbonne Paris Nord and Université Paris Cité, and colleagues analyzed data from 104,139 adults enrolled in the French NutriNet-Santé prospective cohort study to examine the association between exposures to food additive emulsifiers and risk for type 2 diabetes. Dietary intakes were assessed over three nonconsecutive days every six months. Multiple food composition databases and ad-hoc laboratory assays were used to assess exposure to additive emulsifiers.

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