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High GI foods increase the risk of type 2 diabetes

Current research purports the idea that the risk of type 2 diabetes increases with the consumption of starchy foods such as white bread, crackers, cookies and cakes because it causes blood sugar to fluctuate so much. Essentially, consumption of high GI foods should be kept to a minimum.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Reuters Health

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About: High GI foods increase the risk of type 2 diabetes

Date: 4 November 2004

Source: Reuters Health

Author: Alison McCook

URL: http://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=healthNews&storyID=6718936

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