In addition, participants completed diaries and responded to questionnaires that monitored the quantity of coffee, other caffeinated beverages, and foods they consumed.
In addition to having their body measurements recorded, the participants provided urine and blood samples and underwent liver scans throughout the course of the study.
The results of the study suggested that coffee metabolites could potentially mitigate the progression of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).
While the precise mechanisms through which coffee may prevent non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) remain elusive, preliminary research indicates.
The researchers themselves stated, "Our research suggests that increased cumulative amounts of caffeine and non-caffeine metabolites detected in a 24-hour urine sample.
Maqbool advises individuals with type-2 diabetes to "collaborate closely with their healthcare team in order to effectively manage their condition.
"In the meantime, a balanced diet, regular exercise, and a healthy lifestyle are still the best ways to maintain overall health and reduce the risk of developing NAFLD.