Eating Fast & Diabetes

New research may move you to eat slowly.

A new preliminary study suggests, eating too quickly may raise your risk of diabetes.

Researchers from Lithuania compared 234 people with type 2 diabetes and 468 people without the disease.

They found that the participants who gobble down their food were 2.5 times more likely to have diabetes than those who take their time while eating.

Although the study found an association between eating fast and incidence of diabetes, it did not prove a cause-and-effect relationship.