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Dietary Patterns Systematic Reviews

Systematic Review Question

What is the relationship between adherence to dietary guidelines/recommendations or specific dietary patterns, assessed using an index or score, and risk of type 2 diabetes?

Conclusion Statement

There is limited evidence that adherence to a dietary pattern rich in fruits, vegetables, legumes, cereals/whole grains, nuts, fish, and unsaturated oils and low in meat and high-fat dairy assessed using an index or score, is associated with decreased risk of type 2 diabetes.

Grade: III - Limited