Self-reported speed of eating and 7-year risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus in middle-aged Japanese men

Metabolism, 05/17/2012

Eating speed was associated with the incidence of diabetes. Since these associations were not significant after adjusting for BMI, eating speed may act via its effect on body weight. Eating speed is a controllable risk factor, and eating slowly could be an acceptable lifestyle intervention for the prevention of diabetes mellitus.

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