Meat Consumption & Diabetes Risk
The July issue of the journal of
Public Health Nutrition (2010 Jul 13:1-7) contains a study which analyzed
meat consumption and the risk of type-2 diabetes in Hawaiians.
study group included over 75,000 Hawaiian men and women, aged 45-75 years.
"During a mean follow-up time of 14 years, 8587
incident diabetes cases were identified. Intake of red meat was positively
associated with diabetes risk in men and women..."
"Our findings support the growing evidence that red and processed
meat intake increase risk for diabetes..."