Monday, August 23, 2010

In the News: Eating More Green Leafy Vegetables Like Spinach And Cabbage Could Lower Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers from Leicester University in the United Kingdom did a systemic review/meta-analysis on this topic recently published in British Medical Journal, BMJ. They analyzed pooled data from six studies examining links between fruit and vegetable consumption and type 2 diabetes which suggested that increasing daily intake of green leafy vegetables such as spinach, cabbage, cauliflower and broccoli, could significantly lower the risk of developing type 2 diabetes and should be investigated further. To read a summary of this exciting research click HERE and you can check out the actual research results in BMJ by clicking HERE.


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