omega-6 foods reduce diabetes

Eating a diet rich in omega-6 polyunsaturated fats – found in foods such as soybean and sunflower oils and nuts – may significantly reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a study claims.

The finding sheds new light on the potential health benefits of omega-6 fats and supports clinical recommendations to increase dietary intake of omega-6 rich foods.

omega-6 foods reduce diabetes

“Our findings suggest that a simple change in diet might protect people from developing type 2 diabetes which has reached alarming levels around the world,” said Jason Wu, of The George Institute for Global Health in Australia.



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