Drinking coffee before breakfast after a bad night’s sleep could be bad for your health, according to a new study.

Researchers at the University of Bath in the United Kingdom studied the combined impacts of broken sleep and morning coffee. Specifically, they were looking at the effect on a person’s metabolism.

Their findings suggest that drinking strong, black coffee after disrupted sleep has a negative impact on blood sugar control. Elevated blood sugar levels increase the risk of conditions like diabetes and heart disease.

The take-away was that if you don’t sleep well, you should drink coffee after breakfast, not before.

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