Reuters while quoting on the results of a study carried around 3,700 UK adults, by the researchers at the Institute of Metabolic Science in Cambridge, UK, revealed that those people who rely more on fruits and vegetables are less prone to type-2 diabetes, the condition associated with old age and obesity. The full details of the study are published in the journal “Diabetes Care”. During the course of the study the following was revealed:
• The findings of the study stated that people who ate wide variety of fruits and vegetables irrespective of the quantity had the lower risk of attaining diabetes risk.
• People should not focus on some particular servings but eat more fruits and vegetables.
• People can choose a different assortment of fruits and vegetables in their diet.
• During the course of the study people who took 16 servings of fruit and vegetable per week were reported 40% less liable to getting diabetes than those who depended on average eight types.
• One of the main factors that bother most people during type-2 diabetes is the risk of obesity.
• The study suggested inclusion on a wide range of different color fruit and vegetables in the diet.
• One serving is equivalent to a half-cup of cooked vegetables or an intermediate sized piece of fresh fruit.
• These fruits and vegetables contain the required vitamin and minerals and also fiber and phytochemicals a plant compound, which helps in protecting cells from being, damaged which are the main cause of chronic disease.
• In order to combat obesity people should maintain vigorous weight by engaging in various exercises and should watch their calorie intake.