Although genes are considered responsible for diabetes most of the times. Lifestyle and food preferences also play a pivotal role. Have a look at this study which will make you change your food choices.
Food preferences and habits are always linked to good health. A new study revealed that food choices will help in cutting diabetes risk. Diabetes is the disturbance in blood glucose level.
Diabetes is highly emerging disease for developing countries like India. Asian are more at risk from diabetes due to their genetical makeup which puts them in the diabetic risk at a younger age than their European counterpart. Apart from genetic factors, food and lifestyle also had a key role in causing diabetes.
The study also focused on lifestyle disorder triggering diabetes. It showed that people from urban areas are higher at risk of diabetes than rural areas. This is because people from urban space are physically inactive in most cases. This proved rapid urbanization as one major factor triggering diabetes in India. Male was found to be more at risk with diabetes than female.
The study suggested cities which are at high diabetes percentage to invest in strategizing public health program.
Dr. Preeti Dhillon, Koustav Ghosh and Gopal Agrawal from IIPS (International Institute for Population Sciences ), Mumbai were the researchers who performed this study and published it in Journal of Public Health.
Many other researcher's from different Indian institution commented that this study can not be taken as the sole reason for increased diabetes risk. Genetic, physical activity, lifestyle disorder, alcohol, etc should be considered first for triggering diabetes.
However, this new study may help people to add protein and dairy products in their diet which will help boost metabolism which in turn will help in reducing diabetes cases. Also, it will give relief to people who are suffering from diabetes.
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