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Diabetes

15 June 2010

Brown rice best to prevent diabetes

Substituting brown rice or another whole grain for white rice can help reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes, new research suggests.

Substituting brown rice or another whole grain for white rice can help reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes, new research suggests.

"Over the last decade, rice consumption in the US has really increased a lot, but more than 70% of the rice consumed is white rice," said Sun, who added, "People should replace white rice with brown rice or whole grains."

 

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