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May 30, 2022 View:

New study shows Mediterranean diet may reduce risk of diabetes

A 25-year study found that a Mediterranean diet, which includes a higher intake of plants, whole grains and olive oil, and moderate wine consumption, reduced women's risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Researchers found that the diet reduced insulin resistance and body mass index (BMI).

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The new study was conducted by researchers from Uppsala University and Harvard Medical School in Sweden and published online in JAMA Network Open. The study followed more than 25,000 women between 1992 and 2017, collecting data related to their lifestyles.

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