Fresh Vegetables, Fruits Cut Diabetes Risk - homeopathy360

Fresh Vegetables, Fruits Cut Diabetes Risk

US researchers at the Tulane School of public health and tropical medicine and the Harvard School of public health have found that eating just one serving of green leafy vegetables or three servings of fruit a day reduces the risk of developing type –2 diabetes , also one serving of fruit juice a day increased the risk of type –2 diabetes in women , said the new study , published online in diabetes care “ based on the results of our study , people who have risk factors for diabetes may find it helpful to fill up on leafy greens – like lettuces , kale , and spinach , whole fruits – like apples , bananas , oranges and water melon and study leader Dr,Lydia Bazzano an epidermologist at Tulane ( it is better than) drinking fruit juices which deliver a big sugar load in a liquid form that gets absorbed rapidly .

For the study , Bazzano and her team analysed 18 years worth of diet and health data from 71346 nurses that participated in the nurses health study from 1984 to 2002 . apart from emphasizing the importance of eating whole fruits and green leafy vegetables to prevent diabetes .

The researchers also recommend replacing refined grains and white potatoes with whole fruit or green leafy vegetable servings .

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Dr B.S Suvarna

B.A, D.I.Hom[Lond.], M.I.H, PhD, PGDPC (Psychotherapy & Counselling, USA)
Jeevan Shanthi
Karnataka State, India