Let's cut to the chase. Blueberries, grapes, apples, bananas and grapefruit were significantly associated with lower risk of Type 2 diabetes. Fruit juice consumption was associated with an increased risk.
We all know those weeks: emails, conference calls, the to do list that never seems to dwindle. But then it's the weekend and a trip to the farmers market can make you feel all tingly inside. Suddenly hope and sunshine are in front of you in the form of fresh fruit and a fresh start.
Why does anyone need to make a case for eating fruit? We have cited the combination of "fruits and vegetables" as the cornerstone of healthful eating throughout the entire era of modern nutrition, and it has been so since before the advent of modern humans.