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Processed Foods May Raise Your Diabetes Risk

Processed Foods May Raise Your Diabetes Risk

By Stacey Feintuch

Created: 12/19/2019
Last Updated: 12/19/2019

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Store-bought cookies, cakes and donuts may be tasty. However, a large, new study in JAMA Internal Medicine warns that the more processed foods you eat, the greater your risk for type 2 diabetes. Every 10 percent increase in the amount of "ultra-processed" was linked to a 15-percent increase in the risk for developing diabetes, according to the French study.

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