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Vitamin K lowers risk of diabetes

Those people that get regular Vitamin K from their food could have a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes, compared with those people that get less of the vitami, according to a new Dutch study.
The research team followed 38,000 Dutch adults for a decade, finding that those who got the most Vitamin K faced a 20 per cent lower likelihood of developing type 2 diabetes . The researchers were based at the University Medical Centre Utrecht in the Netherlands.
The researchers pointed out that Vitamin K deserves further research in relation to how it affects type 2 diabetes. Vitamin K is usually found in meat, cheese and eggs and also in some green leafy vegetables and oils.

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