Thursday, August 03, 2006

coffee is great for women

A study recently analysed the coffee-drinking habits of 28,812 post-menopausal women who averaged 61 years old and did not have diabetes or heart disease. During an 11-year period, 1,418 women reported a diagnosis of diabetes. Overall, those who drank the most coffee were 22% less likely to have diabetes, with decaf drinkers reaping even greater benefits, at a 33% less risk (versus 21%).

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