In a recent survey by Life Time Fitness, nearly half of the 2,300 respondents said they would give up coffee to lose 10 pounds. The press release also suggests that high doses of caffeine ‘and lifestyle stresses’ also hinder weight loss, and are proven to be ineffective for long-term weight loss results.
It is a myth that caffeine in coffee gives you energy. In reality it just gives you chemical stimulation. The perceived ‘energy’ comes from the body’s struggle to adapt to increased blood levels of stress hormones. While there is a short-term ‘lift’, caffeine’s ultimate effect is a letdown. Below, various experts talk about what caffeine is actually doing […]