Plant-based diet as a key to unlock diabetes-free lifestyle

Diabetes is one of the most common chronic illnesses in the world. In 2014, it was tallied that more than 400 million people in the world suffer from Diabetes. The disease is often classified into two types: type 1 and type 2, with type 2 being the milder one. 

According to a collective research from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, people who stick to a plant-based diet have lower chance of acquiring type 2 of this illness compared to those who are fond of consuming starch, meat, and sugar-based meals.

A plant-based diet is usually practiced by consuming more fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, and nuts, coupled with lesser intake of animal-based and processed foods. It has always been known that a high adherence to this kind of lifestyle improves the quality of one’s health as it improves insulin sensitivity, lowers blood pressure, helps lose weight, and reduces various systemic inflammation. 

As cliché as it sounds, experts say that it is without doubt that the manner of eating healthy foods accompanied with regular exercise is the best way to maintain the healthy lifestyle that we all want.

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