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For individuals at risk for type 2 diabetes mellitus or the metabolic syndrome, adherence to an idealized dietary pattern can drastically alter the risk and course of these chronic conditions. Target levels of carbohydrate intake should approximate 30% of consumed calories. Healthy food choices should include copious fruits, vegetables, and nuts while minimizing foods with high glycemic indices, especially processed foods.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1285-1302
Number of pages18
JournalMedical Clinics of North America
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1 Nov 2016


  • Dietary patterns
  • Insulin resistance
  • Mediterranean diet
  • New Nordic Diet
  • Type 2 diabetes prevention


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