High Coffee Consumption `Could Reduce Diabetes Risk'

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High Coffee Consumption `Could Reduce Diabetes Risk'


HIGHER consumption of coffee could be linked with a lower risk of developing type-2 diabetes, research out today shows.

A study of more than 17,000 Dutch men and women aged 30-60 found that those who drank at least seven cups of coffee a day were 50% less likely to develop the condition than those who drank two cups or less.

But the authors noted that the possible negative effects of high caffeine consumption should be taken into account when deciding on whether to drink more coffee.

In a research letter published in this week's issue of The Lancet, the authors note that caffeine is known to reduce sensitivity to insulin, but other parts of coffee such as magnesium and chlorogenic acid could offer some benefits to health.

Rob van Dam and a team at the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment in Bilthoven looked at the effect of different degrees of coffee intake on the development of type-2 diabetes.

The participants were randomly chosen from the Doetinchem and Maastricht regions.

The researchers first looked at the Doetinchem participants between 1987 and 1991, gathering follow-up information between 1993 and 2000.

The Maastricht group were studied between 1987 and 1997, with follow-up information gathered in 1998.

The participants drank an average of 5.2 cups of coffee a day.

The researchers noted that higher coffee consumption was most associated with men as well as ``low education level, a higher body-mass index, cigarette smoking, alcohol use, less leisure time physical activity, and a generally less favourable diet. …

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