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Eating Meat Raises Diabetes Risk: Increases Chance of Developing Type 2

Feb 28, 2018 12:11PM

Research from Duke University Medical School indicates that eating red meat and poultry increases risk for Type 2 diabetes. Published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, the Singapore Chinese Health Study followed 63,257 adults between ages 45 and 74 for an average of 11 years each. It was determined that meat and poultry consumption increased diabetes incidence by 23 and 15 percent, respectively.


This article appears in the March 2018 issue of Natural Awakenings.