A yoghurt a day keeps diabetes at bay

Candis health editor, Karen Evennett shares the latest health update…

iStock_000005527438SmallYoghurt’s long been considered a health food – but now there’s good evidence that it could help to fight the war against Type 2 diabetes, which is thought to affect around 3 million people in the UK. Researchers from Harvard School of Public Health have found that people who ate one 28g serving of yoghurt a day were 18% less likely to develop Type 2 diabetes than non-yoghurt eaters. Other dairy products did not confer the same benefits – what’s different about yoghurt is that it is packed with healthy probiotic bacteria. Make sure your yoghurt is the pure unflavoured variety. Read the ingredients’ list. It should only contain one word: yoghurt!




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