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Spoonful of yoghurt a day may keep diabetes at bay

Zee Media Bureau

London: Eating one table spoon of yoghurt can significantly cut your chances of getting diabetes.

Including one tablespoon of yoghurt daily in your diet reduces the risk of getting type 2 diabetes by nearly a fifth.

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Filtered coffee keeps diabetes at bay

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India needs to revisit health strategy: WHO

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