Wellness/Prevention: Eat More Carrots to Reduce Diabetes Risk!

Wellness/Prevention: Eat More Carrots to Reduce Diabetes Risk!

A diet rich in alpha-carotene and beta-carotene can reduce a person’s risk for developing type 2 diabetes by as much as 22%. The most common source of carotenes in the American diet is carrots; however, pumpkin, winter squash, sweet potato, spinach, and broccoli are also great food sources of alpha-carotene and/or beta-carotene.

Nutrition, Metabolism, and Cardiovascular Diseases, December 2014


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