Type 2 diabetes: Eating this many eggs a day could reduce your risk of the condition

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Further analysis revealed eating an average of one egg per day had a greater preventive impact on type 2 diabetes than eating two eggs per week.

Published in the Molecular Nutrition and Food Research Journal, the researchers said: “Eggs are an especially rich source of several bioactive compounds, such as carotenoids and choline.

“These have been shown to have beneficial effects on, for example, insulin resistance, inflammation, and lipid oxidation and metabolism.”

To summarise, compounds found within eggs could act as a preventative measure against type 2 diabetes developing – with one egg a day shown to be more beneficial than two eggs in a week.

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