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Eating Breakfast Lowers Risk of Type 2 Diabetes


Jun 8, 2012

Now there's another good reason to chow down in the morning. According to a study of almost 2,000 men who did not have type 2 diabetes, heart disease, or cancer, those who didn't eat breakfast had a 21 percent higher risk of developing type 2.  

The study, published in the April edition of the Journal of Clinical Nutrition, followed the men for 16 years. Snacking was also associated with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes, but the impact was weakened when body mass index was taken into account.

Source: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, April 2012.


Categories: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Diabetes, Diabetes Health, Food, Type 2 Diabetes



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Posted by borderline mike on 12 June 2012

Yes, great but what should we eat. Tell us more. I have a bowl of oats as often as possible, but give me maybe three good breakfast combos. Bacon and eggs and toast (whole wheat)? Pancakes and sausages?


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