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Caffeine-diabetes link still unresolved: study

Results of a large new U.S. study confirm that sugary drinks are linked to a heightened risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, but shed little light on whether caffeine helps or hinders the process.

 

Among more than 100,000 men and women followed for 22 years, those who drank sugar-sweetened drinks were as much as 23 percent more likely to develop diabetes than those who didn't, but the risk was about the same whether the drinks contained caffeine or not.

 

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Coffee drinking not linked to chronic illness: study

Coffee drinking not linked to chronic illness: study | Longevity science | Scoop.it

Coffee can’t hurt you and it may even help prevent diabetes:

According to a large German study, coffee does not increase your risk of heart disease or cancer. Plus, coffee drinkers are statistically less likely to develop type 2 diabetes.

 

Animal experiment hint that certain chemicals found within coffee could positively affect metabolism.

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