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Published: 0717 GMT February 16, 2019

How black coffee can reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes

How black coffee can reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes
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The rate at which type 2 diabetes is increasing around the world is really high. It is important to understand what measures can prevent the disease and also which of them can increase your risk of developing it.

Coffee is a very common beverage all around the world, especially in countries that have very cold climatic conditions, timesnownews.com reported.

When the beverage is a staple in so many households, it is important to understand its effect on diabetes — risk and treatment.

Does diabetes reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes? Does it help in reversing it? Read on to answer all your questions.

 

A cup of black coffee every day can reduce your risk of developing diabetes

 

According to a study published by the American Diabetes Association, people who drink coffee have a lower level of blood sugar.

Another study found that the risk of developing diabetes decreased by nine percent in people who drank one cup of coffee every day. One more study that specifically studied women of postmenopausal women found that women who drank six cups of coffee every day had a 22 percent lower risk of diabetes. There happen to be various studies that second this notion, therefore it may be safe to believe that coffee can reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

 

How to drink coffee to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes?

 

Here is how you should drink your coffee to reduce your risk of developing type 2 diabetes-

● Regular coffee is better to reduce risk than decaffeinated coffee.

● Prefer to not use sweeteners like sugar.

● Avoid drinking coffee with any dairy products like milk or cream.

● Remember coffee has benefits for diabetes only when consumed in its purest form.

● Artificially sweetened coffee may lead to weight gain and increase your risk of diabetes.

   
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