"We have also seen a healthy version of the plant-based diet by emphasizing the intake of fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts and legumes , and minimizing intake of sugar-sweetened beverages and refined carbohydrates, had a further 30% reduction in their diabetes risk, "he said.
Doctors have long known that a healthy diet ̵
The new paper has been published adults. Those studies included a total of 23,544 cases of type 2 diabetes.
Afterwards, the researchers found that they had a higher adherence to a type 2 diabetes-and
Body mass index, or BMI, is a person's weight in kilograms divided by the square of their height in meters, and the measurement is used to screen for obesity ,
Obesity is a risk factor for type 2 diabetes.
There were some limitations in the new paper, including that the dietary self-reporting their eating habits, which poses a risk of bias. So only an association between plant-based diets and lower diabetes risk was found.
The new paper relied on those.
"Future research needs to focus on what components of a plant-based diet are linked to preventive health effects." It is widely used as a plant-based diet, the diet of vegan diets, to diets that emphasize the intake
Harvard's Sun said.
The paper said that it was a plant-based diet that included some animal products, such as meat , DASH diet, as well as being largely plant-based. "
In 2018, the top spot for best overall diet and the DASH diet, which stands for dietary approaches to stop hypertension, or high blood pressure. This year, DASH came in second.
When it came to diabetes diets in particular,
Four diets tied for second place in the US News and World Report ranking: the DASH diet, the flexitarian diet, the Volumetric Diet and the Mayo Clinic diet, which provides personalized meal plans, weight
"It's more than a diet, it's a lifestyle," she said. CNN's Sandee LaMotte contributed to this report.
CNN's Sandee LaMotte contributed to this report ]