March 12, 2010
It is long known type 2 diabetes can be prevented by changing the types of foods you eat. Is it possible that simply switching to whole grain foods can help? A new study that looked at 39,765 men and 157,463 women suggests that the answer is yes.
The researchers completed the study and discovered the following facts:
The researchers calculated that if you were to eat 50 grams daily of whole grains foods rather than white rice, you cut your risk of diabetes by 36%.
This is a significant finding and for those at risk of developing or have diabetes, this simple change can be very significant. Moreover, whole grains foods have a low glycemic index which can be extremely helpful in preventing blood sugar spikes. Find out the glycemic index of all kinds of foods in this easy-to-understand article.
Updated: May 29, 2010