Coffee and Diabetes
Did you know that coffee may lower your risk of type 2 Diabetes by 11% ? According to a 2014 study conducted by Harvard Researchers, drinking one cup of coffee per day may lower your risk of developing type 2 Diabetes. However, if you already have type 2 diabetes, caffeine may increase insulin resistance. It is best to talk to your doctor about caffeine consumption. Here are some ways to maximize the health benefits of coffee: 1. Drink it black. 2. Use low fat milk or non-diary, unsweetened creamers to reduce fat and sugar intake. 3. Sweeten with sugar alternatives like vanilla extract, cinnamon or unsweetened cocoa powder. 4. Add coconut oil for a a brain boosting dose of Omega-3’s. Coconut oil may also reduce insulin resistance!