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Diabetes

23 August 2010

Green leafy vegetables cut diabetes risk

Eating more green leafy vegetables can significantly cut the risk of developing diabetes, scientists said.

Eating more green leafy vegetables can significantly cut the risk of developing diabetes, scientists said.

But, "the data suggest that green leafy vegetables are key," said Patrice Carter of the diabetes research unit at Leicester University, the study's lead author. The review, published today in the British Medical Journal, looked at six studies, which covered more than 200,000 people between 30 and 74 years old, in the United States, China and Finland.

 

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