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Daily coffee polyphenols can reduce diabetes risk, say Japanese researchers

Following other animal and human studies that highlighted a beneficial link between coffee and diabetes, the Kao Corporation scientists hypothesised that the glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) was pivotal in the biological process. "The present results suggest that polyphenols from coffee may serve as an exogenous physiological regulator of the secretion of incretin with an influence on blood glucose homeostasis," ​ the researchers concluded.

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Dr. Barry Sears

The benefits of coffee on diabetes is significantly stronger than its benefit on heart disease.

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