Green Leafy Vegetables & Diabetes Risk Reduction Linked

It’s been known by many for years to be good for your health, no doubt you were raised by your parents to believe that spinach and other green leafy vegetables are good for your health.A study published on Friday by the British Medical Journal (BMJ) announced one of the reasons why, as these green, leafy vegetables can reduce the risk of Type 2 diabetes.

Patrice Carter at the University of Leicester and her team has found that eating one and a half extra servings of green leafy vegetables was quite beneficial to reducing the risks of Type 2 diabetes by 14%. However, eating more fruit and vegetables than this amount didn’t amount to lessening the chances any more.

Currently, Type 2 diabetes is the most common for of diabetes found. It has worked it was rich nations into nations developing at a fast rate, due to the need and demand of fast, quick, meals that contain much fat and sugar, combined with lifestyles that are quite sedentary.

One million people are killed each year by this disease, according to the World Health Organization (WHO.), and currently there are 220 million suffers of this disease world wide.

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