Diabetes: Dark chocolate can minimize diabetes risk: Experts
In an new research by the researcher from University of East Anglia's Norwich Medical School found that the dark chocolate can war off the diabetes risk. The Dark Chocolate contains the components which is helpful in minimizing the risk of diabetes.
Scientists are claiming that they have found "superfoods", such as dark chocolate, red wine, tea and berries that are rich in flavanoids. These foods offer protection from Type 2 diabetes.
The research was done on almost 2,000 people and in the research it was found that the high intake of flavanoids are associated with lower insulin resistance and better blood glucose regulation.
According to the study conducted by the University of East Anglia's Norwich Medical School, this compound (flavanoids) is found in plant-based foods, and that onions, apples, berries, kale, and broccoli have the highest concentrations of flavanoids. Aedin Cassidy, the lead researcher from University of East Anglia's Norwich Medical School, said that their research looked at the benefits of eating certain sub-groups of flavanoids.
The study also found that these bioactive compounds lower inflammation associated with diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular disease and cancer.
With the inputs from ANI.