Researchers find link between blueberries, grapes and apples and reduced risk of type 2 diabetes

Eating more whole fruits, particularly blueberries, grapes and apples, is associated with a lower risk of type 2 diabetes, with greater fruit juice consumption having an adverse effect, a paper published today on bmj.com suggests. Increasing fruit consumption has been recommended for the prevention of many chronic diseases, including type 2 diabetes. However, studies have [...]

By |2013-08-30T15:19:23-04:00August 30th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mercury Exposure Linked to Diabetes Risk

A recent study suggests that mercury exposure in young adulthood may be linked to an increased risk for diabetes later in life. Mercury is a neurotoxin, meaning it affects the nervous system. Mercury exposure may lead to excessive mercury levels in the body that can permanently damage or fatally injure the brain and kidneys. Mercury [...]

By |2013-07-15T14:50:55-04:00March 15th, 2013|Nutrition, Wellness|0 Comments
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