Several foods should be removed in order to avoid developing type 2 diabetes, according to a scientific study.
What we choose to put on our plate can seriously impact our health. As revealed by a new scientific study, the conclusions of which have been relayed by the press, several foods should be banned in order to avoid developing type 2 diabetes. White rice, bread and processed meats would thus be the foods most more likely to trigger it.
To better understand how food can affect our health, scientists screened the eating habits of people in 184 countries. Conclusion: Nationalities who generally ate more refined carbohydrates were more likely to develop type 2. These foods contain sugar and lack fiber and nutrients.
The study suggests that the poor quality of carbohydrates is one of the main drivers of diet-related type 2 diabetes worldwide" , explained Professor Dariush Mozaffarian, author of the study, while specifying that the Majority of people, whose behavior was studied, also ate far too much red meat and processed meats like bacon, sausages, salami.According to his research, seven out of ten cases of type 2 diabetes worldwide in 2018 were linked to poor food choices.
Of note, Poland and Russia, where diets involve a lot of potatoes and red and processed meat, had the highest percentage of new diet-related type 2 diabetes cases.
As a reminder, diabetes is a chronic disease characterized by the presence of an excess of sugar in the blood called hyperglycemia.
Having a healthy diet, regular physical activity, a normal weight and avoiding tobacco consumption are all ways to prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes.