The research concludes: “In short-term trials, green tea supplementation significantly reduced fasting glucose, but had no significant effect on fasting insulin and HbA1c.
“Long-term trials assessing the effects of green tea supplementation on glycemic control are needed.”
If you are living with type 2 diabetes, the NHS advises to:
- Eat a wide range of foods – including fruit, vegetables and some starchy foods like pasta
- Keep sugar, fat and salt to a minimum
- Eat breakfast, lunch and dinner every day – do not skip meals.