Quality of overall diet is key to lowering type 2 diabetes risk

08.02.2019

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Diet is an important risk factor for type 2 diabetes. Consistent with studies in other populations, findings from The Singapore Chinese Health Study have shown that a high-quality diet defined by low intake of animal foods and high intake of plant foods reduced risk of diabetes.