This Protein Drops Diabetes Risk 35%
Dear Living Well Daily Reader,
Managing diabetes can really put a damper on the little things in life.
You’re forced to forgo things like getting ice cream with the grandkids. And you’ll never take another weekend trip without dragging all your meds along with you.
But it looks like there’s a dead-simple way to avoid all this.
You see, Finnish scientists have just pinpointed a certain type of food you should be eating to fight off diabetes.
It’s a protein… but you have to make sure you’re getting the right kind.
I’m not talking about the usual meats, eggs and cheeses…
You see, it’s actually plant protein like the type found in nuts, seeds and beans that can protect you from diabetes.
In the study, researchers analyzed the eating patterns of more than 2,200 men over a 19-year period.
Next, they looked for a link between diabetes and plant protein intake.
And what they found was stunning…
Folks who ate the most plant protein had a whopping 35 percent lower chance of developing diabetes!
Even better, the researchers found that swapping as little as 5 grams of animal protein with plant protein decreased diabetes risk by nearly 20 percent.
And you wouldn’t believe how little 5 grams is — think swapping two pieces of bacon for about a third of a cup of lentils. Just imagine what swapping 30 grams could do for your blood sugar.
So dust off those bags of beans and get to cooking!
Not sure how to cook plant proteins?
There are several plant protein cookbooks available. Click here for a good resource.
Managing editor, Living Well Daily
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Written By Natalie Moore
Natalie Moore is a dedicated health researcher with a passion for finding healthy, natural, and science-based solutions. After a decade of direct healthcare experience in western and natural medicine, she was involved in public health research before joining Living Well Daily.
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