Health: Cup Of Prevention?

Can't function before your morning cuppa joe? Bottoms up, says a new study in the Annals of Internal Medicine that found an unusual correlation between coffee consumption and a lower risk of Type 2 diabetes. Researchers tracked more than 126,000 subjects for 18 years and discovered that those who drank at least six cups (or 48 oz.) of caffeinated coffee a day significantly reduced their risk of diabetes--more than 50% in men and about 30% in women--compared with non--coffee drinkers. Doctors certainly don't claim that the brew is an elixir of health, but if you already have a caffeine habit, you...

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