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Intake of berries and anthocyanins is associated with 15-18% reduction of type-2 diabetes risk

A review of meta-data from over 400,000 participants including 25,624 incidents of type-2 diabetes has revealed that intake of dietary anthocyanins is associated with a 15% reduction of Type-2 diabetes risk. Consumption of berries was asccociates with with an 18% reuction of type-2 diabetes risk.

The study also revealed that an increment of  7,5mg/day of dietary anthocyanins or 17g/day of berries decreased the risk of of type-2 diabetes by 5%.

Analysis of the meta-data was carried out by scientists from Zhejiang University in China.

Source: http://www.nature.com/ejcn/journal/vaop/ncurrent/abs/ejcn2016142a.html 

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