An Apple a Day Can Help Keep Diabetes Away

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By Molly Clifton

Eating more whole fruits including blueberries, grapes and apples can help lower your risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

A new study from the Harvard School of Public Health examined data on about 200-thousand people.

Researchers found eating at least two servings a week of certain whole fruits reduced the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by almost 25 percent compared to those who ate only one serving a month.

It wasn’t the same for fruit juice.

In fact, drinking one or more servings of fruit juice a day increased the risk of developing the disease by more than 20 percent.
 



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