Diabetes: Coffee and Green Tea

Happy New Year! As we begin this new year I wanted to share some exciting research on two of the most popular beverages – coffee and green tea. Both coffee and green tea have numerous health benefits of their own. I wrote about some of coffee’s benefits here and here. Green tea is another nutritional powerhouse and I wrote about some of its benefits here and here. And many studies have been conducted on their health benefits on the general population.

I was excited to see a recent Japanese study demonstrating those with diabetes who drink green tea and coffee experience a reduction in all-cause mortality. What’s interesting here is the study showed that those who drank both seemed to get the best results as opposed to just drinking one or the other.

While I do not have diabetes and don’t ever intend to, this made me especially happy because I have been combining those two healthy beverages, along with some others, in my morning elixir. It’s delicious, satisfies me until lunchtime and provides numerous health benefits. I always try to combine as many nutrients as possible to get the biggest bang for my nutritional buck. This was a very nice confirmation as to what I have been doing for years,

Do you drink coffee and green tea or just one or the other? Would you consider drinking both after reading this?

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9 Responses to Diabetes: Coffee and Green Tea

  1. May never drink much green tea (just haven’t been able to develop a tolerance for it), but you can’t deny its benefits. Thanks for always sharing your wisdom and knowledge with us.

    • amusico says:

      That’s ok J.D. There are health benefits in coffee as well. I avoided coffee for over 30 years when I lost the taste for it when I was pregnant with my oldest son. It isn’t good during pregnancy so I just stayed away although I loved my morning cup. I have always loved tea and this information was very welcome as I now drink both. I always appreciate your honesty and your comments.

  2. Ivey Rorie says:

    None of us has diabetes either and like you, do not intend too. We also drink both beverages. We make our iced tea w/ green tea these days. Cool change and our iced tea is unsweetened decaf. What a shift for southerners.

  3. Holly Scherer says:

    Black coffee every morning! I tend to only drink tea in the winter, often green, but should figure out a way to get it in the summer.

    Happy New Year Ann!

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