Nutty Idea May Prevent T2 Diabetes

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Snacking Away Diabetes

It sure sounds nutty. According to researchers in Spain and the United States, regularly chewing on a handful of pistachios or almonds (tree nuts, not peanuts) could help slow the development of type 2 diabetes in individuals who are already at risk. (Wait for the herd of people running to the bars for beer and nuts.)

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Kevin Williams is a health advocate, local editor, and writer of hundreds of articles for multiple web­sites, including: A Bit More Healthy, KevinMD, and Sue’s Nutrition Buzz. He was a 17-year Neutrogena Research and Scientific Affairs graphics con­sul­tant.

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