Caffeinated, sugary drinks raise type 2 diabetes risk

01/21/2013 | FoodConsumer.org

A study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition revealed one serving of a caffeinated, sugar-sweetened drink was associated with a 13% increased risk of type 2 diabetes in one patient group, while a serving of a decaffeinated sugary beverage or a decaffeinated artificially sweetened drink was tied to 11% and 6% increased risk, respectively. However, researchers found coffee or tea intake may help reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes onset.

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