Coffee Consumption may Reduce the Type 2 Diabetes Risk

A new research lead by scientists at Harvard School of Public Health has identified that increasing coffee intake may decrease type 2

Coffee has been connected to a wide range of health advantages recently.

Recently CRS published an article with title Link between Coffee and Liver Cirrhosis-by analyzing data from a health survey involving Chinese people residing in Singapore – identified that coffee consumption was connected with a reduced risk of death from cirrhosis.

Late last year, an Italian research also recommended that coffee has advantageous properties for the human liver, discovering a connection between coffee intake and a reduced risk of liver cancer.

A survey published by the American Institute for Cancer Research also recommended that engaging in physical exercise, eating healthfully, and consuming coffee – whether caffeinated or decaffeinated types of the beverage – all decrease risks of womb cancer.

The new research, which is released in the journal Diabetologia, researches to what level type 2 diabetes might be impacted by coffee intake.

Research draws information from 3 large studies, covering a 20-year interval

The Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) scientists collected information from 3 studies. The individuals included:

48,464 females in the Brigham and Women’s Hospital-based Nurses’ Health Study

47,510 females in the Nurses’ Health Study II

27,759 males in the Health Professionals Follow-up study.

In these researches, the diets of the individuals were analyzed utilizing surveys every 4 years, with individuals who revealed having type 2 diabetes filling out further questionnaires. In overall, 7,269 study individuals had type 2 diabetes.

The scientists identified that the individuals who enhanced their coffee consumption by more than one cup a day (on average, an raise of 1.69 cups per day) more than a 4-year period had an 11 percent reduced type 2 diabetes threat over the subsequent 4 years, in comparison with individuals who did not modify their consumption.

Also, individuals who reduced their daily intake by more than 1 cup of coffee demonstrated a 17 percent higher threat for type 2 diabetes.

In the research, a “cup of coffee” was identified as being 8 oz and either black or with a small quantity of milk or sugar.

“Our results ensure those of earlier studies that revealed that higher coffee intake was related with reduced type 2 diabetes risk,” states Shilpa Bhupathiraju, lead author. “Most significantly, they offer new proof that changes in coffee intake habit can impact type 2 diabetes threat in a comparatively small period of time.”

“These results further show that, for lot of individuals, coffee may have health benefits,” adds senior author Frank Hu. “But coffee is only one of many factors that influence diabetes threat. More significantly, people should observe their weight and be physically active.”