4. Reduces Appetite
Coffee is an anorectic and will suppress your appetite. That’s why it’s important for coffee drinkers to consume more water and maintain a healthy diet. (7)
In one study, caffeine had an appetite reducing effect in men, but not in women – making them eat less at a meal following caffeine consumption. (8)
However, there is one major caveat here, and that is the fact that people become tolerant to the effects of caffeine (10).
In the short term, caffeine can boost the metabolic rate and increase fat burning, but after a while people become tolerant to the effects. At this stage to use coffee for weight loss you may have to increase the quantity.
5. Caffeine is a diuretic that can help you get rid of edema
Caffeine is a diuretic which can help you fight off edema, helping your body get rid of its waste products and excess fluids.
Edema, also spelled oedema, is an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the interstitium, located beneath the skin and in the cavities of the body, which is seen as swelling of the feet upto the abdomen. This can add some extra weight and make you look obese.
Edema has a negative effect on your diet,impairing your metabolism. Caffeine supports your diet by helping you combat unwanted edema.