High school students who followed a Western-style diet high in desserts, processed meats and refined grains had a 29% higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes in later years, partly due to weight gain, according to a study in Diabetes Care. Researchers said the findings underscore the importance of adopting healthy dietary habits in adolescence to prevent the onset of diabetes in adulthood.
Poor diet in high school raises later risk of diabetes
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