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Leafy Green Vegetables Have Been Shown to Help Prevent Diabetes


An analysis report has been published which brought together the findings of six separate studies. Each of the studies tracked a group of people over a period of time, measuring their fruit and vegetable intake and any incidences of Type-2 diabetes.

The results once again show that lifestyle choices are important in the prevention of Type-2 diabetes. In particular, they support recommendations to promote green leafy vegetables in the diet.

The study entitled ‘Fruit and Vegetable Intake and Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis’ was carried out by Carter et al, and was published in the British Medical Journal (August 2010).


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