Coffee continues to blend its fans with positive health surprises after a new study showed that drinking 3 or 4 cups a day reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes by 25 percent.
This came under a scientific symposium organized by the Institute for Scientific Information on Coffee at the annual meeting of the European Society for Diabetes Studies, recently held in the German capital Berlin.
A report from the Institute highlighted the potential role of coffee consumption to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes. Professor Matthias Carlstrom reviewed the latest scientific research and analyzed more than 30 studies and research presented at the European meeting with more than 1.1 million participants.
Carlsström concluded that eating 3 or 4 cups of coffee per day was associated with a lower risk of type 2 diabetes by about 25 percent, according to the British newspaper Mirror.
"The opposite relationship between coffee consumption and type 2 diabetes was found in both men and women," says Carlstrom, professor of the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden. "The coffee involved contains the two types of caffeine and caffeine,.
The benefits of coffee in other studies
A previous study, conducted by the American College of Cardiology, showed that eating three cups of coffee a day did not hurt the heart, but on the contrary contributed to the organization of his strike.
Preserving this exercise reduces heart rate by 13 percent, reducing the risk of heart attacks or stroke.
A third study showed that the amount of caffeine contained in 4 cups of coffee helps protect the arteries of the heart so that older people should accept the drink more prone to circulatory diseases.
A fourth study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association said that coffee has an effective role to protect from the risk of premature death while taking note of some of the known medical benefits of a widespread drink such as cardiovascular disease prevention and reduction of cholesterol levels in the blood.