Diabetes: The food that significantly lowers blood sugar and slashes diabetes risk by 40% – Express

On this earlier occasion, the researchers had found that eating an egg every day increased the overall risk of Type 2 diabetes by about 60 percent.

The conclusions stemmed from a 20-year study that tracked almost 57,000 men and women.

For women, the risk increased by 77 percent, while eating just one egg a week did not carry an increased risk.

The health body Diabetes UK commented: “Diabetes UK recommends that in order to reduce their risk of developing type 2 diabetes, people should follow a healthy balanced diet, low in fat, salt and sugar but high in fruits and vegetables.