Recent prospective epidemiology links heavy coffee consumption to a substantial reduction in risk for type 2 diabetes. According to the researchers, individuals who increased their daily coffee intake by more than one cup over a four-year period had an 11 percent lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes. A study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests that consuming at least four cups of coffee per day may reduce the risk of diabetes. favourable) association, with each additional cup of coffee reducing the relative risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 7-8 per cent.2,3 Research indicates that caffeine is unlikely to be responsible for this effect. Additionally all of the people with diabetes in the study took oral diabetes drugs and were free of diabetes complications. Observationally, high coffee intake was associated with low risk of obesity, metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes. Why the apparent reversal in the thinking about coffee?
The results were compatible