Eating potatoes increases the risk of diabetes
A new Japanese study has shown that eating potatoes on a regular basis may increase the risk of diabetes type II. Millions of people around the world, suffering from diabetes. For this chronic disease, which is characterized by a permanent increase in the level of sugar in the blood (hyperglycemia), two types: Type I, and type II .
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The Type II diabetes is the most common, and is caused by genetic factors, such as weight gain, obesity, lack of physical activity, as well as environmental causes; Such factors may exacerbate or cause the emergence of the disease.
According to a recent study, conducted by the Osaka Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular in Japan, there is another factor, more exotic, may enhance the development of type II diabetes disease, which is eating potatoes regularly .
To arrive at this conclusion, the Japanese researchers collected data of 70 previous study, conducted on a total of 41,000 workers in the field of health (men and women of different ages), who have logged their eating habits for a period of 4 years, and the result is that people who ate potatoes on a regular basis (of all kinds), the injury rate of type II diabetes is higher than in others.
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Critical Dose is 7 servings per week (one serving = 150 grams). After this limit, the risk of cancer increases to 33%. And between 2-4 servings per week, the risk is increased by 7%.
Potatoes are rich in carbohydrates, and when eaten hot, the stomach digest faster, which increases the level of sugar in the blood, as Dr. Muraki shows, lead author of the study published in the periodical specialized American Diabetes Association. It is better to replace it with rice or corn or quinoa, which were found to reduce the risk of diabetes type II.