Brown Rice or White – Which is Better?

Rice is the world's largest staple food. A majority is consumed as white rice, with the bran and germ portion removed in milling.Scientists studied 200,000 men and women to observe the connection between rice consumption and the risk of type 2 diabetes. After adjusting for age and lifestyle factors, people who ate five or more…

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Smoking Cessation Raises Short-term Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Can doing something very good for your health raise the risk of another problem? A 9 year study showed that those who quit smoking had significantly increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes during the first 3 years of cessation. Smokers who don't quit also face an increased risk of this disease, but the adjusted…

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