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Risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes may be lowered with caffeine

According to a study published in BMJ Medicine, consuming sugar-free caffeinated beverages may help to reduce the risk of developing obesity and type 2 diabetes due to the metabolism boosting effects. The researchers state that more studies are needed.


Study finds hypertension risk in children at the edge of ‘normal’ BMI

American researchers have found that in children, the risk of developing hypertension in 5 years can be increased by up to 26% by being within the high end of the ‘normal weight’ range for their age. The study is published in JAMA Network Open.