Association Between Plant-Based Dietary Patterns and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Year Published: 2019


JAMA Intern Med


Qian F, Liu G, Hu FB, Bhupathiraju SN, Sun Q


This study was a review of the current evidence surrounding adherence to a plant-based diets and risk of type-2 diabetes. Authors looked at all prospective examination studies among adults 18 years and older.

Key Findings

Key Findings: Using a total of 9 studies, healthful plant-based diets were beneficial for the primary prevention of type 2 diabetes.