Diabetes has become a major concern for society at all levels. This is due to the fast increment of people affected by this condition, which worsen with the current lifestyle and mainly for the current diet.
Proof of this major awareness is the World Diabetes Days, which is being celebrated since 1991. This year’s theme is “Diabetes and Women: our right to a healthy future”.
Diabetes can negatively interfere in pregnancy and figures talk by themselves. Two out of every five women with diabetes are of reproductive age, accounting for over 60 million women worldwile; 1 in 7 women develops gestational diabetes, that goes along with a high risk of having permanent consequences for both, the mother and the newborn. Moreover women with type 1 diabetes have an increased risk of early miscarriage or having a baby with malformations. This is why information and education regarding to diabetes is so important.
Having conscious of what we eat is important, reducing the sugar intake as well as monosaturated fat (higher fat levels in the blood can lead to the develop of insulin resistance that can turn to diabetes mellitus).
Euronutra wants to contribute to improve health all around the world. Our small grain to this big issue is to develop functional ingredients that help to fight diabetes. Our active ingredients, d-pinitol and d-chiro-inositol have already shown in different studies that can contribute to the improvement of this conditions. But to this ingredients we have to add up our natural and healthy syrups. They can be a great solution in the war against sugar but saving the sweetness.