Drinking coffee to lose weight is highly debated. Some nutritionists will ask you to stop drinking coffee, while some will tell you to drink more cups of coffee. So, what does science say?
Science has proven that black coffee helps your metabolism (กาแฟ ดํา ช่วย เผา ผลาญ, which is the term in Thai) helping you achieves your weight loss goals effectively. Let’s know how you can take advantage of this!
As popularly known, coffee has stimulants like caffeine, theobromine, theophylline and chlorogenic acid. These affect our metabolism significantly. Caffeine is used in many fat-burning stimulants that help boost the metabolism and lose fat. It also helps in staying active, promoting longer exercise sessions. These stimulants in coffee help burn fat and slow down carbohydrate absorption.
2. Increasing The Metabolic Rate
Drinking black coffee has a good amount of stimulants which make your body’s metabolism work faster. It leads to a faster fat-burning process. Remember, to lose weight; you need to lose fat. And you are making your metabolism work faster will lead to a faster fat-burning process.
3. Fewer Calories
This is the part that most people get wrong. Drinking coffee to lose weight already means having a calorie deficit, and having more calories than required will never lead to any weight loss.
Drinking a coffee with milk and sugar increases the calorie intake since these have a lot of calories. Black coffee has negligible calories but with all the benefits of drinking coffee. Black coffee will make your metabolism work faster without contributing to any fat intake.
You should drink black coffee if you want to lose that excess weight. Ditch the milk and sugar!
4. Water Weight
Some people have higher water retention in their bodies. Black coffee helps eliminate excess water from your body, making you feel lighter. It is an excellent way to eliminate that excess water weight from your body.
5. Controlling Hunger
Drinking black coffee controls sudden urges to have a snack. Often these snacks are loaded with sugars, making them caloric dense. It helps in controlling your appetite, urging less calorie intake.
So if you want to lose that excess weight, burn that stubborn fat and have a lean body, ditch those fancy drinks and start drinking black coffee daily! The general rule is to start with a single cup and gradually increase the amount of black coffee you drink. Always consume coffee in the advised amount and in the right way!