By Willow Lawson, published on November 1, 2003 - last reviewed on January 23, 2015
Heavy coffee drinkers seem to have a lower risk of Type 2 diabetes,
according to Harvard researchers who replicated a Danish study that
reached the same conclusion. Four or more cups a day lowers one’s
risk, but the research didn’t determine whether caffeine or some
other component of the brew is responsible for the benefit.