Fish a Day Lowers Diabetes Risk

by Dr. Trupti Shirole on  November 14, 2011 at 1:45 PM Diabetes News
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Fish consumption lowers the diabetes risk, according to Spain's University of Valencia. Researcher Mercedes Sotos Prieto cited that the increase of omega-3 in the cells of the skeletal muscles improves insulin sensitivity, a factor associated with the lowered risk of diabetes.
Fish a Day Lowers Diabetes Risk
Fish a Day Lowers Diabetes Risk
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The study involved 945 men and women aged between 55-80 years with a high cardiovascular risk. Fish is a staple in the Mediterranean diet. Fish is also known to be beneficial for the heart. It was found that those who had a reduced intake of red meat and ate fish regularly had lower blood glucose levels.

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The study is reported in the journal 'Nutrician Hospitalaria'.

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