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Eating Potatoes On A Regular Basis May Up Risk Of T2DM, Study

Written by: | | Dated: Thursday, December 31st, 2015

Greater potato consumption is associated with increased risk of type 2 diabetes (T2D), according to a study published online Dec. 17 in Diabetes Care.

Isao Muraki, M.D., Ph.D., from Osaka Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Japan, and colleagues assessed data from three cohorts to examine the correlation between potato consumption and T2D. Potato consumption was assessed for 70,773 women from the Nurses’ Health Study, 87,739 women from Nurses’ Health Study II, and 40,669 men from the Health Professionals Follow-up Study.


Source: BioSpace

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