To the already reported benefits of coffee, namely on some neurological (infant hyperactivity, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases), metabolic disorders (diabetes mellitus, gallstones, liver cirrhosis), and gonadal and liver function properties  we will have to add a new property, its capability to considerably lower the incidence of type 2 diabetes, or at least that's what it has been announced in a report published by the Institute for Scientific Information on Coffee (ISIC). Reports published on the subject suggest that every additional cup of coffee up to 6-8 cups /day (regular or decaffeinated) is associated with a 5-10% lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes .
Rich in antioxidants and nutrients, coffee has generally been associated with a healthy profile in consumers , but pay attention, depending on the quantities consumed, coffee consumption can affect the intake of some minerals (K, Mg, Mn, Cr), niacin and antioxidant substances , something to be considered if we are hooked to it. Image: Coffee by stacey.d under Creative Common license (CC BY 2.0).
Common name: Coffee