A compound in avocados might cut back sort 2 diabetes


A fat molecule found only in avocados shows signs of strengthening insulin sensitivity, according to research in mice.

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Avocados contain a compound that could be a secret weapon against type 2 diabetes.

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…

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