Too much fruit juice may up diabetes risk

July 14, 2008 9:46:31 AM PDT
Women trying to avoid type-2 diabetes may want to stay away from fruit juice. New research shows women can decrease their risk of type-2 diabetes with green leafy vegetables and whole fruits.

But researchers found that women who drank fruit juice on a daily basis in addition to whole fruits and veggies increased their likelihood of developing diabetes by 18 percent. It's believed that having the juice in addition to whole fruit may mean too much sugar that is rapidly absorbed.

Read more about this study in the journal diabetes care.


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