6 health facts about coffee

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6 health facts about coffee

A Harvard team reviewed nine studies on coffee and type 2 diabetes. Of more than 193,000 people, those who said they drank more than six or seven cups daily were 35% less likely to have type 2 diabetes than people who drank fewer than two cups daily. There was a smaller perk — a 28% lower risk — for people who drank 4-6 cups a day. The findings held regardless of sex, weight, or geographic location (U.S. or Europe).

What your blood tells you about your metabolism

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What your blood tells you about your metabolism

Metabolism is the burning of calories necessary to supply your body with the energy it needs to function. Whether you’re sleeping, eating, drinking, cleaning etc. Your body is constantly burning calories to keep you going. It’s affected by your body composition – meaning the amount of muscle compared to the amount of body fat you’ve in your body. Muscle uses more calories than fat. If you’re more muscular and have a lower body fat percentage, you likely have a higher metabolism than say your friend, who’s less muscular.