A new study by the University of Coimbra, published in Nutrients and supported by the Institute for Scientific Information on Coffee, has revealed that caffeine, polyphenols, and other natural products found in coffee may help reduce the severity of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) among overweight people with type 2 diabetes (T2D)
A new report by the European Federation of the Associations of Dietitians (EFAD), supported by the Institute for Scientific Information on Coffee (ISIC), has revealed that almost two thirds (62%) of European dietitians believe drinking coffee in moderation has clear health benefits.
Coffee can used as an ergogenic aid and can improve performance in endurance cycling and running.
2-3 cups of coffee daily is associated with a 10-15% reduced risk of developing coronary heart disease, heart failure or a heart rhythm problem.
Drinking coffee can stimulate digestion as well as reducing risk of gallstones and certain liver diseases, such as pancreatitis.
3-4 cups of coffee per day is associated with an approximate 25% lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
Incidence of osteoporotic fractures between and within countries vary largely, partly related to economic prosperity. The number of osteoporotic fractures is also rapidly rising in many countries.
According to 2020 data from the World Health Organization (WHO), cancer causes 20% of all deaths in Europe.
CVD remains the leading cause of mortality and a major cause of morbidity in Europe. Lifestyles choices are the biggest risk factors associated with the risk of developing CVD and for CVD mortality.
Functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs), of varying symptoms and severity, are a growing burden on populations and healthcare systems. Often a causal link cannot be isolated, requiring a number of diagnostic procedures and treatment.
Gallstones are small stones, usually made of cholesterol, that form in the gallbladder. Whilst gallstones are quite common, the number of deaths are significantly decreasing.
The European Association for the Study of the Liver estimates that approximately 29 million people in the European Union suffer from a chronic liver condition.
Cognitive functions remain relatively stable until an individual reaches approximately 60 years old, at which point they tend to slow down, particularly between 60 and 80 years.
The sensory experience when consuming a cup of coffee is one of the key aspects of the beverage, providing unique aromas, tastes and flavours.
The study of the effect of coffee on fluid balance can be split into two distinct areas: caffeine intake in the general population and caffeine intake specifically during exercise.
Life expectancy is an important demographic statistic that can be used to compare the health status of different population groups.
The association between caffeine consumption and an increase in alertness and performance has been well documented.
It is widely accepted that any effects of coffee consumption on reproductive health are likely to be linked to caffeine rather than to coffee consumption per se.