High egg consumption lowers diabetes risk

Men who eat  four eggs a week have a lower risk of  type 2 diabetes than men who eat fewer eggs, a study has found.

The research among  more than 2000 Finnish men aged 42-60 years shows those who eat  more than 45g of eggs a day have a 38% lower risk of type 2 diabetes.

Men who have a higher egg intake are more likely to be younger, have higher serum apolipoprotein A-I concentrations, have lower serum triglyceride and less likely to smoke, have ischaemic disease or hypertension, according  to the

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