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  • Megan Vogias, MA Ed

Vegetable Consumption will help lower Type 2 Diabetes risk

Updated: Jan 6, 2023

For centuries, wise people have been encouraging the intake of green leafy vegetables. Now we have data to prove how beneficial this is for our health!

A study that followed 54,793 adults over a median of 16.3 years found that those with the highest intake of vegetables had a 21% lower risk of Type 2 diabetes, compared with those who had the lowest consumption. Researchers reported in Diabetes Care that potato intake did not increase the risk after factoring in the total dietary pattern.

Already have diabetes?

Here are some recommended vegetables we recommend:

  • Asparagus

  • Broccoli

  • Collards

  • Green beans

  • Kale

  • Mushrooms

  • Spinach

  • Squash

Full Story: HealthDay News

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