According to some new research conducted at the University of Guelph in Canada, if you drink a cup of coffee before eating your bowl of low sugar cereal in the morning, your body’s blood sugar levels could be significantly impacted.
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According to a recent, US research study published in the January 2008 issue of the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, women who consume more than two cups of coffee per day during pregnancy, were at twice the risk of miscarrying than those that abstain from coffee altogether.
If you are one of the estimated forty million Americans that suffers from heartburn acid reflux, you may be happy to learn that some relief is on the horizon if you are also a coffee drinker. It is said that coffee is one of the main culprits when it comes to causes of GERD. Puroast(R) Low Acid Coffee now has their java on the shelves across America just in time for the holidays.
Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute researchers report in the online edition of the peer reviewed journal Neuroscience, that caffeine intake equal to five cups of coffee a day for humans protects mice against memory impairments and reduces Alzheimer’s pathology in brains. The research follows an earlier study that hinted that caffeine might protect humans against Alzheimer’s.
A recent report by the Archives of Internal Medicine shows that a daily dose of Starbucks or other brands may help reduce diabetes.
The Iowa Women’s Health Study found that those drinking coffee had a 22% less chance of incurring Type 2 diabetes. Decaffeinated versions had the most impact, with beneficial results cutting across all age and weight groups.
A cup of coffee may cause a heart attack in some people within an hour of drinking it, according to a study reported in the journal Epidemiology (Transient Exposure to Coffee as a Trigger of a First Nonfatal Myocardial Infarction, (Volume 17, Issue 5, September 2006.) The risk was highest among people with light or occasional coffee intake, and those with a sedentary lifestyle or other risk factors for coronary heart disease.