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    Nuts and Diabetes
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    EngineerGuy posted:
    Hi folks,

    From the lead article on www.diseaseproof.com , about Nuts

    ...the Nurses' Health Study found a 27% reduced risk of diabetes in nurses who ate five or more servings of nuts per week. Among nurses who already had diabetes, this same quantity reduced the risk of heart disease by 47%.21-23

    21. Jiang R, Manson JE, Stampfer MJ, et al: Nut and peanut butter consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes in women. JAMA 2002;288:2554-2560.
    www.pubmed.com/12444862

    22. Kendall CW, Esfahani A, Truan J, et al: Health benefits of nuts in prevention and management of diabetes. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 2010;19:110-116.
    www.pubmed.com/20199995

    23. Li TY, Brennan AM, Wedick NM, et al: Regular consumption of nuts is associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease in women with type 2 diabetes. J Nutr 2009;139:1333-1338.
    www.pubmed.com/19420347
    Entire article: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2696988/?tool=pubmed

    Best regards, EngineerGuy
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