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Your Top 5 Nutrition Tips to Prevent Diabetes

The prevalence of diabetes has become more alarming in Singapore over the past decades. It has increased from 4.7% in 1984 to 10.5% in 2015 which is around 1 in 10 Singaporean adults, according to the International Diabetes Federation (IDF). This statistic has made Singapore the 2nd highest proportion of people with diabetes among developed nations, after the United States of America. A study that uses a demographic epidemiological model of Singapore has forecasted the prevalence to continue growing and reach 15% in 2050[i]. These numbers are terrifying but not surprising as Singaporeans are getting less physically active and eating more high-calorie diets now. The consequences behind the statistics are even more worrying. Left untreated or poorly managed, diabetes can lead...

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