Posts tagged with caffeine

Caffeine and Your Weight

Posted on January 24, 2011 by 1 Comment

http://blog.centerformedicalweightloss.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/sociofluid/images/facebook_32.png http://blog.centerformedicalweightloss.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/sociofluid/images/twitter_32.png

coffeeWhen it comes to weight loss, caffeine can be a mixed bag—and it’s certainly no magic bullet.

First, while some herbal and over-the-counter products say that the caffeine and other ingredients they contain can suppress appetite and increase metabolism, the scientific evidence for such claims is shaky at best. I don’t recommend these so-called “weight loss enhancers” because it’s often unclear what ingredients they contain, or at what potency. Worse, they could possibly interact in a negative way with other over-the-counter or prescription medications or cause complications for those with certain health conditions. In short, save your money (and possibly your health) and steer clear of them.

MORE …

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Categories

Select Month