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Microvascular complications of diabetes are those long-term complications that affect small blood vessels. These typically include diabetic retinopathy, diabetic kidney disease, and diabetic neuropathy. The current study examined whether various lifestyle behaviors such as non-smoking, normal body weight, physical activity, a healthy diet, and moderate consumption of alcoholic beverages could jointly affect these long-term complications of type 2 diabetics, and whether metabolic biomarkers (blood sugar control, systemic inflammation, blood lipids and liver function) could be improved. The results of this…
It is long known that a Mediterranean dietary pattern with lots of fish, vegetables, nuts, and native olive oil is healthy. It is also known that alcoholic beverages are traditionally consumed in Mediterranean countries and contribute considerably to linked health benefits and a longer life expectancy. A Spanish study examined this phenomenon now more closely. The Mediterranean diet is one of the healthiest eating patterns. It has been shown that adhering to such a diet is associated with a longer…
Wine in Moderation and the WIC scientific coordinator will participate at the next OIV Congress, which will take place in Ensenada, Mexico between 31 October and 4 November 2022. The topics of their presentations include: “Moderate wine consumption and cancer risk in context” and “Wine professionals – from responsible service to a sustainable consumption of wine”.
The Wine Information Council (WIC) Scientific experts met in Barcelona earlier this week to discuss the strategic outlook of the Wine Information Council and its mission. The scientists also debated the current topics about wine and health aspects.
The Foundation for Wine and Nutrition Research (FIVIN) with the sponsorship of the OIVE (Interprofessional Wine Organization of Spain) has launched the first call for grants for research projects "Wine, Nutrition and Health", with the aim of promoting scientific studies that address, from a nutritional and epidemiological point of view, the biological effects on the health of wine and its components following moderate consumption. After receiving more than 20 proposals from universities and study and research centres from all over…
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