Eating More Sugar and Fat During Isolation? Caffeine Might Slow Weight Gain

Eating More Sugar and Fat During Isolation? Caffeine Might Slow Weight Gain

Caffeine may have a hidden power: It seems to slow weight gain, a study in the Journal of Functional Foods suggests. A bunch of lab rats ate a fat-dense diet for a month, and a group of them got the equivalent of four cups of joe a day, consuming caffeine extracted from mate tea.

They gained 16 percent less weight and 22 percent less body fat than caffeine abstainers.

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