Friday, August 30, 2013

Eating whole fruits linked to lower risk of Type 2 diabetes

Public release date: 29-Aug-2013
Contact: Todd Datz
Harvard School of Public Health

Boston, MA — Eating more whole fruits, particularly blueberries, grapes, and apples, was significantly associated with a lower risk of type 2 diabetes, according to a new study led by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers. Greater consumption of fruit juices was associated with a higher risk of type 2 diabetes. The study is the first to look at the effects of individual fruits on diabetes risk.


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