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Minggu, 13 Maret 2011

Coffee and Your Health

Luwak coffee tastes good and makes you go in the morning, but what will coffee do for your health?

It's very easy to look into the eating habits. After the same breakfast, lunch, dinner or day after day offers comfort and convenience: No need to think about what to eat or where to find it. There are no surprises when you pour yourself a bowl of cereal for breakfast the same old day after day. People get addicted to foods ranging from the usual - burgers and fries, chips and soda - to the unusual - sliced ​​pepperoni with mayo, popcorn, and chocolate, processed cheese and even sprayed from ...

"There's a lot better news than bad news, in the case of coffee and health," said Frank Hu, MD, MPH, PhD, professor of nutrition and epidemiology at Harvard School of Public Health.

But (you knew there would be "but," right?) Civet Coffee has not been proven to prevent the condition.

The researchers did not ask people to drink coffee or miss for the sake of science. Instead, they ask them about their coffee habits. Those studies can not show cause and effect. It is possible that coffee drinkers have other benefits, such as better diet, exercise more, or protective genes. So there is no strong evidence. But there are signs of potential health privilege - and some warn.

If you like average Americans, which fell 416 8-ounce cup of coffee in 2009 (with an estimated World Resources Institute), you may want to know what all the java that do for you or for you.

Here is a look-by-state condition in this study.

Type 2 Diabetes

Hu took the data on coffee and [type 2] diabetes "pretty solid," based on more than 15 studies published.

"Most of those studies have shown the benefits of coffee on the prevention of diabetes, and now there is also evidence that decaffeinated coffee may have the same benefits as regular coffee." Hu WebMD.

In 2005, Hu's team reviewed nine studies on coffee and type 2 diabetes. More than 193,000 people, those who said they drank more than six or seven cups a day 35% less likely to have type 2 diabetes than those who drank less than two cups daily. There are more small perk - 28% lower risk - for those who drank 4-6 cups a day. The findings held regardless of gender, weight, or geographic location (USA or Europe).