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Lose weight with coffee?

Florian Fermin
Florian Fermin

You will probably notice that you can do better after you drink a cup of coffee focus and have more energy. But besides making you sharper, the caffeine in the coffee also helps with weight loss! In this blog we will answer the following question; how does coffee help with weight loss? And how can you time your coffee in such a way that it will help you as much as possible?

Insulin resistance

Okay how does the process work. For this we need to start by looking at insulin. When you consume carbohydrates, your body produces insulin to convert the carbohydrates into energy. But because nowadays we get carbohydrates every few hours, your body just keeps making insulin. This ultimately leads to insulin resistance. The resistance makes it harder for insulin to bring your carbohydrates to the cells to be converted into energy. This keeps the carbohydrates in the bloodstream. This causes your body to make even more insulin to clear it up. Because the carbohydrates are not efficiently converted into energy, it becomes very difficult to burn carbohydrates and lose weight in this state. Even when you are exercising in this state, you will lose little weight. This also resulted in the keto diets but there go we're not talking about today. We are going to talk about how caffeine will help to break this process. So how coffee will help you lose weight.


It is not that when you drink a cup of coffee, your body will automatically burn fat. But it does help you burn fat during exercise. When you exercise, your body produces adrenaline and that adrenaline jumps to the cells on the bike and knocks on them. But when you're insulin resistant, when you ate carbs a while ago, it doesn't open up. Adrenaline knocks, open cell you have to burn fat, but no hearing. Would they work at home now with corona, Andrena wonders and gets back on the bike sadly.

But now it comes, how does coffee help with weight loss? The superhero caffeine now comes into play. Namely, when you have just drunk coffee, the caffeine blocks the substance that is also produced when making insulin (phosphodiesterase). This ensures that when you start exercising you will lose maximum weight, even though you have just eaten carbohydrates.

In short, drink a cup of coffee an hour to half an hour before exercising to lose extra weight during your sports session. Read here also which vitamins help you lose weight.