Incorporate these three foods into your diet proven to lower risk of diabetes.
The good thing (if there is one) about type 2 diabetes is that it can often be prevented. In fact, several foods have been linked to doing just that. To protect yourself, have some…
People who drank three to four cups a day (regular or decaf) had a 25 percent lower risk of diabetes than non–coffee drinkers, according to Australian research published in the Archives of Internal Medicine. What’s more, each extra cup of coffee slashed the risk by an additional 7 percent.
Women who noshed on nuts or peanut butter at least five times a week had a 20 to 30 percent lower chance of developing diabetes than those who rarely ate them, says Harvard research. Nuts are rich in healthy fats and magnesium.
3. Whole Grains
Experts at Harvard also found that people who ate a lot of fiber-rich cereals, breads and other grains had an almost 40 percent lower risk of diabetes than those who ate them only once in a while. The fiber in whole grains may help keep your blood sugar on an even keel.