A compound in avocados may reduce type 2 diabetes

November 10, 2019 1:00pm

Avocados aren’t merely a tasty addition to a diet — they contain a fat molecule that may safely reduce insulin resistance.

A study by researchers from the University of Guelph, in Canada, suggests that this compound, which avocados alone contain, may forestall or prevent the hallmark of type 2 diabetes in mice.

The team also tested the safety of this compound in human participants. They have published a summary of their findings in the journal Molecular Nutrition & Food Research.


Full the full article on Medical News Today here.