The amount of animal protein in the daily diet is directly proportional to the risk of diabetes.
The more animal protein in the diet, the higher the risk of developing diabetes type 2 diabetes, and this relationship was especially evident in women, say Harvard scientists.
This writes the Chronicle.info with reference to medikforum.ru.
According to the data, which were obtained by researchers from the Harvard school of public health in Boston, the amount of animal protein in the daily diet is directly proportional to the risk of diabetes.
“People who eat about 78 grams of animal protein per day, the risk of diabetes is 22% higher than people who consumed less than half of the protein,” stated the experts.
This conclusion was made by researchers after they analyzed the array of information obtained in the course of 12 years observing people in eight countries. Scientists gathered data on the characteristics of the diet of participants, their physical activity, height, weight, waist circumference, and occurs during the observation period diseases. The result was a correlation: people who eat too much animal protein, have an increased risk of developing diabetes type 2 diabetes.
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In order to have better control of the volumes eaten animal protein, scientists suggest to reduce to categorical the minimum consumption of cheese, canned meat and sausages. Small portions of red meat they recommend consuming no more than two times per week, poultry and fish three to four times per week and also four times per week low-fat milk or yogurt.