Diabetes Diet - Diet for Diabetics (High Fiber Diet)
Diabetes Diet – Diet for Diabetics (High Fiber Diet)
Current research continues to document the health benefits of fiber, and a new study supports the health positives of a fiber-rich diet.
A new European study found that over a 10-year period, people reporting a fiber intake of around 20-26 grams of fiber daily, when compared with those reporting a low fiber intake, had a lower rate of developing type 2 diabetes.
While this doesn’t mean that a fiber-rich diet prevents diabetes, it suggests that fiber is one factor that helps reduce your risk of developing diabetes. But why this occurs remains unknown, and may be related the effects of fiber alone, or indirectly via a fiber-related boost in weight loss (which also reduces diabetes risk).
One simple diet change may be all you need to lose weight
While most of us think of fiber as primarily boosting digestive health, fiber has additional evidence-based benefits, including maintaining a healthy weight, and lowering the risk of diabetes, heart disease, and some cancers.
Here are five things you may not realize about fiber:
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