A study conducted at the Huazhong University of Science and Technology suggests that drinking coffee reverses the toxic process of protein accumulation, thus, helping to lower the risk of type 2 diabetes. Chinese researchers examined the role of three major coffee components, namely, caffeine, caffeic acid (CA) and chlorogenic acid (CGA). These active compounds found in coffee were observed to block the toxic accumulation of protein to prevent diabetes.
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Pre-diabetics may benefit from their habit of drinking coffee, but old studies have pointed out caffeine consumption to be a health risk for diabetics. Health experts don't recommend excessive consumption of coffee, owing to its potential harms. For example, if a diabetic has higher levels of homocysteine, he is at a high risk for health problems due to caffeine consumption.
There has been considerable evidence to prove that regular coffee helps to delay or prevent the onset of diabetes mellitus in a pre-diabetic individual. To prevent diabetes, one may have two-three cups of coffee a day as more of it may cause health troubles, such as insomnia and upset stomach.
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