Adding black coffee to your weight loss diet plan could give you a boost, according to numerous scientific studies.
Experts in clinical trials have found that the caffeine in black coffee specifically boots your metabolism and increases the body’s potential to burn fat.
One such study from the Department of Human Nutrition in the Netherlands stated that drinking coffee immediately boosts your metabolism, burning extra calories.
Researchers wrote: “After caffeine consumption the metabolic rate increased immediately (…) and remained elevated for the three hours during which measurements were taken.”
Another from King’s College, University of London, found that those who drank black coffee could boost their daily calorie burn by an extra 150 calories.
This is because caffeine encourages thermogenesis, the process of the body increasing the metabolism. Thermogenesis also has the effect of raising your body temperature.
They added: “Caffeine at commonly consumed doses can have a significant influence on energy balance and may promote thermogenesis in the treatment of obesity.”
Unfortunately fans of coffee with lots of sugar or high calorie additions like milk and cream will find the positive benefits of the coffee outweighed by other negative impacts on…