A new study shares some sympathy for a much-maligned vegetable: the potato.
It found that the way the potato is prepared – including what people add to it – is what’s associated with Type 2 diabetes, rather than the “humble” vegetable itself.
The study was published in Diabetes Care, a peer-reviewed journal by the American Diabetes Association for health care providers.
Previous research had shown an association between diabetes and total potato intake.
A team of Australian researchers, led by Dr. Nicola Bondonno from Edith Cowan University’s Nutrition and Health Innovation Research Institute, explored the relationship of vegetable intake and the incidence of Type 2 diabetes. Read more…