ISLAMABAD: Three to four cups of coffee a day may reduce the risk of developing diabetes and cancer by 25 per cent, says a study.
According to the study, healthy amount of coffee a day may reduce the risk of developing diabetes by a quarter when compared to having less than two cups a day, BBC health.
The report said there are number of reasons why this is the case, including the possibility coffee improves glucose, energy metabolism and burns more calories.
The report added, “Coffee could affect insulin sensitivity in the body.
Besides, A study of Japanese men suggested higher coffee consumption may be protected against insulin resistance in normal weight individuals.
Another possibility is it could simply be an effect of calorie displacement, where choosing coffee over a sugary drink leads to a reduction in calorie consumption.