NY Times: Sorting Out Coffee’s Contradiction: In reviewing recent studies of coffee’s impact:
- Not as much a diuretics in smaller quantities. Soft drinks might have more impact
- Not as big an impact on hypertension as thought
- Not as big a contributor to heart disease as thought
- Studies suggest coffee drinkers may have less risk to Type 2 diabetes than non-drinkers
- Caffein coffee drinkers show lower instances of Parkinson’s disease.