Fresh fruit associated with lower risk of diabetes and related complications in Chinese adults

University of Oxford| Thu Apr 13 11:05:24 EDT 2017
Fresh fruit associated with lower risk of diabetes and related complications in Chinese adults

People who often eat fresh fruit are at lower risk of developing diabetes and related major vascular complications than people who rarely eat fruit, according to new research published this week in PLOS Medicine. The findings come from a 7-year study of half a million adults in China where fresh fruit consumption is much lower than in the UK or US.

The health benefits of eating fresh fruit and vegetables are well-established: fruit is a rich source of potassium, dietary fibre and antio....

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