How Coffee May Help Support Weight Loss

Coffee increases metabolism because its main component, caffeine, is a stimulant that enhances your metabolic thermogenesis,

which is the process by which the body generates heat from digested food substances,

 says Daniel Boyer, MD, a medical researcher in Des Moines, Iowa, who focuses on molecular biology and pharmacology,

Among other subjects, and is associated with the Farr Institute. A rapid metabolism, according to Harvard Health Publishing,

Means you'll burn more calories throughout the day, whether you're active or not. 

"This means that a faster metabolic rate promotes quicker weight loss than a slower metabolic rate," explains Dr. Boyer.

According to the Mayo Clinic, drinking coffee induces a feeling of fullness in some people. 


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