Fresh fruit consumption linked to lower risk of diabetes and diabetic complications

Fresh fruit consumption linked to lower risk of diabetes and diabetic complications

Shannon BreseApr 26, '172 comments

In a research article published in PLOS Medicine, Huaidong Du of the University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom and colleagues report that greater consumption of fresh fruit was associated with a lower incidence of diabetes, as well as reduced occurrence of complications in people with diabetes, in a Chinese population.

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Journal Reference:

  1. Huaidong Du, Liming Li, Derrick Bennett, Yu Guo, Iain Turnbull, Ling Yang, Fiona Bragg, Zheng Bian, Yiping Chen, Junshi Chen, Iona Y. Millwood, Sam Sansome, Liangcai Ma, Ying Huang, Ningmei Zhang, Xiangyang Zheng, Qiang Sun, Timothy J. Key, Rory Collins, Richard Peto, Zhengming Chen. Fresh fruit consumption in relation to incident diabetes and diabetic vascular complications: A 7-y prospective study of 0.5 million Chinese adults. PLOS Medicine, 2017; 14 (4): e1002279 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002279

Comments (2)

Kathy on Apr 28, '17

Is this only pertaining to fruititarians or can partial fruit eating people benefit.
Please clarify

Nick on Apr 27, '17

Raw ripe fruit eliminates and reverses all degenerative conditions.I wish the general population knew this.

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