Use of functional foods for diabetes prevention in China

  title={Use of functional foods for diabetes prevention in China},
  author={Ping Jia and Tao Yang and Shuming Yang and Juan Du and Xiaoying Pu and Yawen Zeng},
Diabetes is the most important modifiable risk factor for life-threatening diseases. The following conclusions were drawn on the basis of the analysis of different factors: (1) Main reasons for the prevalence of diabetes in China are low dietary fiber, unhealthy life-style, obesity, and genetic factors. (2) All factors that cause diabetes are linked to dietary factors, especially the loss of functional components from brown rice (whole grains) to white rice (wheat flour) especially good rice… CONTINUE READING

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