Following a Mediterranean diet may lower the risk of type 2 diabetes

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

A Spanish study indicates that following a Mediterranean diet may lower the risk of type 2 diabetes. The study of 418 older adults also showed that benefits were obtained independent of weight change. Dietitian and diabetes educator, Constance Brown-Riggs, “cautioned against seeing olive oil, or any single component of the Mediterranean diet, as a magic bullet … what we’re talking about here is an overall eating pattern, and an overall lifestyle.” Please click below for a report from Medline Plus.

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