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ATLANTA, GA, July 23, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- According to a new Harvard study published in Diabetologia, it may be possible to decrease your risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by increasing your daily consumption of coffee. J. Martinez & Company, a seller of specialty coffee, wishes to explain the study and its findings.
While previous studies found a definite correlation between coffee consumption and a lower risk for developing Type 2 diabetes, no study had looked at whether increasing your consumption of coffee each day would further reduce your risk. The Harvard study examined a group of more than 100,000 men and women for several years to determine whether changing coffee consumption by increasing or decreasing it had an impact on the participants developing Type 2 diabetes.
The researchers discovered a definite correlation between increasing or decreasing the amount of coffee consumed and the participants' risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. Participants who increased their coffee consumption by more than 1 cup per day had an 11 percent lower risk of developing Type 2 diabetes when compared to people who made no changes to their coffee drinking habits. Individuals who decreased their coffee consumption saw a 17 percent higher risk for Type 2 diabetes.
"Though the best way to protect yourself against Type 2 diabetes is through proper nutrition and regular exercise, we are pleased that coffee can help to play a vital role in avoiding diabetes as well," says John Martinez, Owner of J. Martinez & Company.
To learn more about coffee's many studied health benefits or to purchase any of J. Martinez & Company's fine coffees, visit http://www.martinezfinecoffees.com.
About J. Martinez & Company:
Established in 1988, J. Martinez & Company is an Atlanta-based purveyor of fine coffees and other gourmet items. J. Martinez & Company originated the concept of single estate coffees more than twenty years ago and still carries only the finest premium coffee beans from estates around the world, including Jamaica Blue Mountain coffee and Kona coffee from Hawaii.
For more information, please visit http://www.martinezfinecoffees.com.
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