Diabetes Risk Reduced with Increased Coffee Consumption
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While previous research has shown that coffee is associated with a decreased risk for type 2 diabetes, a newly published study shows that changes to coffee consumption can have an impact on this association. Using data from 1,663,319 participants in the Nurses’ Health Study I and II and the Health Professionals Follow-up Study, individuals who increased their consumption of coffee by >1 cup a day over a 4 year period had an 11% lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes, compared to those who did not change their coffee consumption habits. Those who decreased their coffee consumption by >1 cup a day had a 17% higher risk of type 2 diabetes. So have some more coffee, but also include exercise, diet, and weight control in your diabetes prevention strategies.
Go ahead and indulge in that extra cup of coffee. New research suggests that an extra cup of coffee is associated with a lower risk of Type 2 diabetes. Researchers examined 20 years worth of data on diet, lifestyle, medical conditions and chronic diseases from three large U.S.-based ...
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