The best diet for diabetes

Verified on 27/01/2023 by PasseportSanté
Le meilleur régime à suivre contre le diabète

According to the new 2023 ranking of the best diets for health carried out by experts for US News & World Report, one specific diet is proving particularly effective in the fight against diabetes. Find out which one.

Which diet was voted best for fighting diabetes?

According to US News & World Report, the Dash diet is the best diet for people with diabetes or at risk of diabetes.

Called « dietary approaches to stop hypertension », this diet was devised to combat high blood pressure.

It involves filling up on vegetables, fruit and whole grains, and consuming moderate quantities of low-fat dairy products, poultry and fish considered as lean proteins.

On the other hand, this diet recommends limiting or even avoiding foods rich in saturated fats, such as fatty meats and full-fat dairy products.

The benefits of the Dash diet against diabetes

According to the experts at US News & World Report, the Dash diet not only helps control blood pressure, but also reduces insulin resistance, improves blood lipids and promotes weight loss.

Several studies have demonstrated the benefits of the Dash diet against diabetes:

In 2022, a study published in Frontiers in Nutrition showed that the Dash diet was associated with a lower mortality risk in 28,905 people with diabetes.

In 2014, a meta-analysis published in Endocrine in 2014, concluded the DASH diet reduces the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 20%.