Fruit vs. Diabetes: not all Fruits are created equal.

Via elephant journal
on Sep 5, 2013
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Wild Blueberries

“Eating a greater variety, but not a greater quantity, of fruit significantly reduces the risk for Type 2 diabetes.” But not all fruits are created equal.

Via The New York Times:

The analysis appears online in BMJ. After controlling for many health and behavioral factors, researchers found that some fruits — strawberries, oranges, peaches, plums and apricots — had no significant effect on the risk for Type 2 diabetes.

But eating grapes, apples and grapefruit all significantly reduced the risk.

The big winner: blueberries…

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