A new study has shown that the anticipation of a meal can drive inflammatory responses before we even have the first bite

The sight of a mouthwatering dish can certainly be enough to send our senses into overdrive, and a new study has demonstrated how the mechanisms behind this may play an important role in type 2 diabetes. Scientists have shown for the first time how the sight or smell of a meal can trigger an inflammatory response that guides insulin production, and is also known to play a role in the onset of diabetes, creating some unique possibilities for intervention.

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