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  1. Ohio State Partner in $5.7M Grant to Develop New Biofuel

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-partner-57m-grant-develop-new-biofuel

    "Plant-based Sesquiterpene Biofuels," involves the production of a hydrocarbon from two drought-tolerant plants: ... diverts carbon from energy stores of sugar into farnesene. This is accomplished by activating the ... more than twice the comparable energy yield of ethanol from corn-- and do it in a way that bypasses the ...

  2. Chow Line: Carrots healthful, not 'full of sugar' (for 9/7/08)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-carrots-healthful-not-full-sugar-9708-1

    to prevent insulin resistance from developing, you need to reduce the occurrence of blood sugar ... , which provoke the release of high levels of insulin. Insulin is necessary because it allows sugar to ... "full of sugar." Is that true? In a word, no. That myth gained popularity a few years back when ...

  3. OARDC, Ford Partner to Test Russian Dandelion Rubber for Car Parts

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/oardc-ford-partner-test-russian-dandelion-rubber-car-parts

    domestically grown rubber from  Taraxacum kok-saghyz, or TKS-- a plant native to the former Soviet republics ... way to extract rubber from the plant’s fleshy roots-- which can contain 15 percent or more of the ... product committee), wrote to the company about the potential of OARDC’s Russian dandelions. Soon after, Ford ...

  4. Chow Line: Treat agave nectar as an added sugar (for 4/10/11)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-treat-agave-nectar-added-sugar-41011

    high levels of insulin, because insulin is needed to get sugar from the bloodstream and into cells ... skeptical. The claims are based on the glycemic index of agave nectar, which is lower than other sugars. The ... lower the glycemic index of a food, the lower your blood sugar will spike when you consume it. ...

  5. Chow Line: Glucose numbers depend on test used (for 11/4/07)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-glucose-numbers-depend-test-used-11407-1

    October 26, 2007 My husband was diagnosed with diabetes with a blood sugar level of 180 milligrams ... can't produce any insulin at all. Obviously, the function of insulin is vitally important. Most of the ... per deciliter. A friend who has diabetes said 180 is really pre-diabetes-- a level of 200 is needed ...

  6. Chow Line: Exercise can help control blood sugar (for 3/29/09)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-exercise-can-help-control-blood-sugar-32909-1

    sugar, especially for people who have type 2 diabetes-- the kind of diabetes in which your body makes ... insulin but doesn't use it effectively. Moderate exercise actually helps your body make use of that ... insulin, and that's what helps in blood sugar control. First, when you exercise, your muscles need ...

  7. Chow Line: Build diet around nutrient-rich foods (for 1/23/11)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-build-diet-around-nutrient-rich-foods-12311

    foods you eat from every good group. Calorie for calorie, these foods provide a rich amount of nutrients ... instead of sweetened fruit yogurt and skinless chicken rather than chicken with skin. Other tips for ... offers a boost in calcium and other nutrients. You can find more ideas from the Nutrient Rich Foods ...

  8. Chow Line: Control blood sugar, 10,000 steps at a time (for 2/6/11)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-control-blood-sugar-10000-steps-time-2611

    course of five years to regularly walk 10,000 steps a day would have a threefold improvement in insulin ... healthy adults to walk 10,000 steps a day could reduce insulin resistance, a precursor of the condition, ... important component in blood sugar control, especially for people who have type 2 diabetes-- the kind of ...

  9. Chow Line: Whole grains a whole lot better (for 7/14/02)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-whole-grains-whole-lot-better-71402

    appear to be able to better manage blood-sugar concentrations with minimal production of insulin. That ... grams of fiber recommended in a day. Most researchers have concluded that diets rich in whole grains can ... most people don't get enough of. And they have more fiber, helping whole-grain you reach the 25 ...

  10. Chow Line: Exercise can help curb diabetes (for 8/19/07)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-exercise-can-help-curb-diabetes-81907

    simple: Exercise can help control blood sugar-- and that's the name of the game with diabetes. When ... you use your muscles, they need to get energy from somewhere. Most of the time, that energy comes from ... for energy, then, obviously, the level of sugar in your blood drops. But the effects can last far ...

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