Nutrition Note

Saw in this month’s Prevention:

More good news about leafy greens: People who eat a little more than one serving (about 1 1/4 cups raw) daily have a 14% lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a recent research review. Raw or cooked, greens like spinach, bok choy and kale contain a triple whammy: antioxidants, which may reduce inflammation; magnesium, which has been linked to lower diabetes risk; and alpha linoleic acid, a fatty acid that may cut insulin resistance, say researchers at the University of Leicester, England.

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