Blueberries 'cut diabetes risk'

Three servings of blueberries a week can help prevent Type 2 diabetes by 26%, according to research by the Harvard School of Public Health. But it also claims drinking fruit juice increased the risk by 8%.

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Eating blueberries 'helps prevent diabetes'

Drinking fruit juice can increase the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, but eating blueberries, grapes, apples and pears can cut the risk, according to a study.

Fruits like blueberries can help prevent a person from developing type 2 diabetes, research says. Credit: PA

People who ate three standard servings a week of blueberries had a 26% lower chance of developing the disease, experts from Harvard School of Public Health found.

Eating three standard servings a week of blueberries had a 26% lower chance of developing the disease, the research suggested.

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