Is caffeine good?

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Offline Carolyn

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Is caffeine good?
« on: 22/12/2008 16:11:15 »
Two years ago I read several articles that said caffeine slowed down weight loss, so I gave it up and with diet and lots of exercise I lost a significant amount of weight.

Now I'm seeing lots af articles that say caffeine speeds up weight loss.


Which is it?  Does it help or hinder weight loss?
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Is caffeine good?
« Reply #1 on: 22/12/2008 19:50:14 »
As it is a stimulant, I would imagine it helps. Speeds up the metabolism & all that.
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Is caffeine good?
« Reply #2 on: 22/12/2008 23:34:22 »
caffeine itself in moderate doses probably speeds up metabolism... but the added milk and sugar voids any small effect it might have for weight loss.

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Is caffeine good?
« Reply #3 on: 23/12/2008 13:05:07 »
I think that you can do pretty much anything "together with diet an lots of exercise" and lose weight.
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