Coffee is not only an ally to wake up well, it is also a companion to fight type 2 diabetes. This link is not new, but recent studies confirm it. However, be careful not to abuse it because eating too much caffeine can be dangerous to your health. It's a matter of balance. The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) sets the threshold at 400 milligrams per day, ie four phrases.
Coffee reduces the risk of diabetes
At the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) in Berlin, specialists shared the results of their studies on the positive effect of caffeine on type 2 diabetes. These have been published on its websiteInstitute of Scientific Information on Coffee (ISIC).
Mattias Carlström, a professor at the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden, carried out post-data analysis in 30 studies involving 1,185,210 participants. Posted in Nutritional reviewsconcludes that eating 3 to 4 cups of coffee a day reduces the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by about 25%.
Professor Kjeld Hermansen of the Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark examined the key factors in the coffee that led to this reduction in risk. His research shows that, more than caffeine, coffee beans have the basics to fight diabetes. This suggests that coffee consumption with or without caffeine results in the same results. Coffee beans have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and thermogenic properties to fight type 2 diabetes.
But be careful not to put too much sugar in your coffee. In fact, type 2 diabetes results in excessive sugar in the blood. Excessive sugar consumption, even without gaining weight, is very bad for health. It causes cardiovascular dangers and increased blood pressure.
One in ten French people have diabetes and between 500,000 and 800,000 diabetics do not know they are sick. A high number suggesting that we should not wait to make a diagnosis. A Japanese study recently showed that the first signs of this disease would be detectable 20 years before diagnosis: fasting blood glucose increase, body mass index (BMI) and change in susceptibility to disease. insulin.
The importance of control
Inadequate examination leads to degradation of vital organs. Therefore, it is necessary to try in time, especially if you are at risk. This is particularly true of those who are overweight and those with a family history.
Good control and good treatment allow a diabetic to maintain his life expectancy. The screening is simple and fast and can be done free of charge in pharmacies in just a few minutes.
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