DoctorsHealthPress.com Reports on Study; Eating This Boosts Risk of Diabetes
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DoctorsHealthPress.com Reports on Study; Eating This Boosts Risk of Diabetes

Tōkyō : Japan | Sep 13, 2012 at 7:16 AM PDT
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The Doctors Health Press, a publisher of various natural health newsletters, books, and reports, including the popular online Doctors Health Press e-Bulletin, is reporting on a study in recent health news. Researchers in the Department of Nutrition at the Harvard School of Public Health reviewed studies that looked at the association between white rice consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes. September 13, 2012

The Doctors Health Press, a publisher of various natural health newsletters, books, and reports, including the popular online Doctors Health Press e-Bulletin, is reporting on a study in recent health news. Researchers in the Department of Nutrition at the Harvard School of Public Health reviewed studies that looked at the association between white rice consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes. Researchers found that eating high levels of white rice increases the risk of developing diabetes.

As reported in Doctors Health Press e-Bulletin (http://www.doctorshealthpress.com/diabetes-articles/eating-this-boosts-your-risk-of-diabetes), a lot of people regularly eat large amounts of white rice with their meals, thinking they’re doing their health a favor by cutting down on white bread. But it could be that white rice is just as disruptive to good health as white bread. Not only is it lacking in nutrition, compared to whole grain brown rice, but it could significantly boost the risk for diabetes.

In all, four articles were identified and a total of 13,284 cases of type 2 diabetes were found among 352,384 participants, with follow-up periods ranging from four to 22 years.

The Doctors Health Press e-Bulletin article, “Eating This Boosts Your Risk of Diabetes,” reports that the research team discovered that Asian (Chinese and Japanese) populations had much higher white rice consumption levels than did Western populations (average intake levels were three to four servings/day versus one to two servings/week). The relative risk was 1.5, comparing the highest with the lowest category of white rice intake in Asian populations; whereas the corresponding relative risk was 1.1 in Western populations. Hu, E.A., et al., “White rice consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes: meta-analysis and systematic review,” BMJ, Mar. 15, 2012; 344: e1454.)

Doctors Health Press e-Bulletin is a daily e-letter providing natural health news with a focus on natural healing through foods, herbs and other breakthrough health alternative treatments. For more information on Doctors Health Press, visit http://www.doctorshealthpress.com.

The Doctors Health Press believes in the healing properties of various alternative remedies, including Traditional Chinese Medicine. To see a video outlining the Doctors Health Press' views on Traditional Chinese Medicine, visit http://www.doctorshealthpress.com/chinesemedicine.

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