It may reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes
According to the American Chemical Society, drinking up to 4 cups of decaffeinated or decaffeinated coffee a day can reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 23% to 50%. However, for those who already have type 2 diabetes, coffee may have side effects. A Duke University study analyzed blood sugar levels in 10 people with type 2 diabetes with an average age of 63. On the first day, participants took caffeine tablets equivalent to 4 cups of coffee, and on the second day they took capsules containing the inactive product for comparison. Caffeine raised blood sugar levels by an average of 8%. Blood sugar increased by 26% after dinner, 9% after breakfast and 15% after lunch.
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