Ensuring that extra cabbage, broccoli and spinach are part of your diet could lower the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes .
This is the lastest finding of researchers.
Approximately two million people in the UK have type 2 diabetes and many others are not aware that they have it.
A diet which is rich in leafy green vegetables has been found to be linked with a 14 per cent lesser chance of developing type 2 diabetes, a research team based at the University of Leicester has discovered.
About two million people in the UK are type two diabetics, without knowing it.
A diet high in fruit and veg has generally has been considered to lower the risk of cancer and heart disease .
However, it is not until now that it is considered to be beneficial for diabetes.
There was no significant link between Type 2 diabetes and overall consumption of fruit and vegetables. However, eating 1.5 times more had a significant effect.
These results highlight that changes in lifestyle play a crucial factor in preventing Type 2 diabetes .
Cabbage and Spinach Could Lower Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes
Fri, 27 Aug 2010
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