A new study has found that a Mediterranean diet high in fruit and vegetables, which is low in salt and high in fibre, can help combat diabetes in people with type 2 diabetes.
The study was led by Dr Håkan Sjöström from the Department of Clinical Nutrition and Exercise Science at the Karolinska Institute.
It looked at the effect of a Mediterranean-style diet on people with Type 2 diabetes, who are usually diabetic because of insulin resistance.
This means they can’t make the blood sugar levels rise properly, leading to high blood pressure, heart disease and other conditions.
People with type 1 diabetes often have type 2 and don’t have insulin resistance, but it’s difficult to monitor people with diabetes.
In the study, researchers analysed data from more than 30,000 people with chronic type 2 diabetic conditions.
They also analysed the diets of people with other types of diabetes and found that those with Mediterranean diets were able to reduce the risk of Type 2 Diabetes in people.
This was the first study to look at this type of diet and its potential for people with diabetic conditions to reduce their risk of type 2 Diabetes.
The Mediterranean diet has many health benefits, including reducing the risk for certain cancers, heart attack and stroke.
The research found that people with Mediterranean diet reduced their risk by as much as 40 per cent in comparison with those on a typical Western diet.
The researchers also found that participants who took part in a Mediterranean lifestyle had a higher likelihood of being able to maintain their lifestyle and avoid becoming overweight, as well as having a lower risk of developing Type 2 and type 3 diabetes.
This is good news for those who have Type 2 or other types diabetes.
Dr Sjøströms team hopes to work on further research to see if the Mediterranean diet might help to prevent Type 2 Disease in people in general.
They are also working on a more detailed analysis of the Mediterranean-type diet and how it could be applied to people with obesity.
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