The coffee It is one of the favorite drinks around the world, since in addition to being delicious, it has countless properties that we already know; However, what would you think if we told you that can be an excellent ally when looking to lose weight?
Dr. Bob Arnot, who is the author of the book “The Coffee Lover’s Diet”, coffee can improve the activity of the metabolism to burn fat and reduce its absorption, in addition to controlling the appetite.
Sure this It will only be achieved taking into account 3 key points.
The first is that Drink it without sugar or milk and it is best to drink black or American coffee, since said complements all they do is provide calories, fats and carbohydrates; they also reduce the absorption of polyphenols, the antioxidants in coffee that promote weight loss.
Similarly, it is important consider how much you drink. If you want to lose weight, it is recommended to take 1 to 3 cups maximum per day. It is best to do it in the morning to have a lot of energy and concentration that will help you in your daily activities.
Finally, it is important to be clear that coffee alone is not “miraculous”. Specialists indicate that it is necessary accompany it with a healthy diet to lose weight, as well as drink a cup of water for each cup of coffee, in order to purify the body.
Calories for each type of coffee
1 cup (355 ml) American coffee: 0 calories
1 cup (355 ml) cappuccino coffee: 100 calories
1 cup (355 ml) latte: 120 calories
1 cup (355 ml) caramel macchiato coffee: 180 calories