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"The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will involve the patient in the proper use of food, fresh air and exercise." - Thomas Edison
Recently came the old China Study, one of the most important books of the 21st Century: The China Study
Today comes the new China Study which confirms the first one...
JOURNAL: Public Health Nutrition (2011 Apr 5:1-9)
TITLE: Relationship between dietary intake and the development of type 2 diabetes in a Chinese population: the Hong Kong Dietary Survey.
AUTHORS: Yu R, Woo J, et. al.
OBJECTIVE: "To study the relationship between dietary intake and the development of type 2 diabetes among Chinese adults."
SUBJECTS: "A total of 1010 Chinese adults aged 25-74 years who participated in a territory-wide dietary and cardiovascular risk factor prevalence survey in 1995-1996 were followed up for 9-14 years for the development of diabetes."
RESULTS: "The more vegetables, fruits and fish pattern was associated with a 14% lower (diabetes) risk, whereas the more meat and milk products pattern was associated with a 39% greater risk of diabetes."
CONCLUSIONS: "The more vegetables, fruits and fish pattern was associated with reduced risk and the more meat and milk products pattern was associated with an increased risk of diabetes."
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