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Wrinkly ‘super peas’ may cut type 2 diabetes risk, research finds – INSIDER

A series of studies comparing smooth green peas to a mutated, wrinkly version staves off blood sugar spikes and may help prevent diabetes.

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There’s a new superfood on scientists’ minds, and they make wrinkles look good. 
Research out today in the journal Nature Food has found a natural mutation to green peas that makes them more shriveled than standard smooth ones also makes them healthier, especially if your aim is staving off diabetes risk. 
That’s because the wrinkly ones, which aren’t yet available in regular grocery stores, have a lower carbohydrate content but higher amounts of resistant starch. The body takes a longer time breaking…

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