6/6/2011

Omega-3 compounds may reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, two studies in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggest. According to one of the studies, those with high levels of omega-3 fats found in fish were one-third less likely to develop the disease than those with low levels. The other study found a lower risk for people whose diets were high in an omega-3 fat found in plants. However, experts said neither study proves that omega-3 fats directly reduce the risk of diabetes.

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