Can Coffee Help You Lose Weight?

Can coffee help you lose weight?
This is a guest post by Charlotte King.

Let’s be honest, especially after Christmas most of us have a few extra pounds to lose. But did you know that perhaps one of your favourite drinks could actually help you with this? There seems to be thousands of products available on the market today to help you lose weight. We all know that exercising regularly and eating well are pretty essential for weight loss but what most of us don’t know is that coffee can also help you on your weight loss journey.

Want to know how coffee can actually help you lose weight?

Appetite Suppression

One of the main benefits of coffee (besides keeping you awake) is that it helps suppress your appetite. Because of this, having a coffee after lunch or in the afternoon can actually help to reduce cravings for the cookie jar at work or the temptation to snack.
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Quite Possibly The Nerdiest (And Most Fun) Way To Track Your Goals

old habits die hard

We look at a pair of jeans or a picture of when we were younger and thinner and think things like “if only I wasn’t fat, I’d be happier.” So we hang onto that emotion and try to get motivated by it. It works for a little while, but then cravings kick in and this vision we have for ourselves that’s far out in the distance isn’t enough to keep our hands out of the jar.

Unhealthy feelings about body image and food notwithstanding, the thing missing from it all is incentive.

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White Bean, Collards, Sausage, and Chicken Soup

White Bean, Collards, Sausage, &  Chicken Soup

When it’s super cold outside, there’s nothing that is more comforting to me than a big bowl of soup. What really takes soup over the top, though, is that you can get a complete slow-carb meal together in one bowl. When I have a soup with herbs, vegetables, and some chicken, I feel like I’m eating healthier. It was a perfect way to start the new year.

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Enter My Christmas #4HB Giveaway – The 4 Hour Chef, PAGG, and Protein Powder!


You guys have been an amazing community, between the 4HB recipe Facebook group and the slow-carb meal planner and the newsletter, and I wanted to give something back.

You might have gotten an email from me last week or so asking what you’d like to win if you could win something, and the feedback was super.

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The Ultimate Guide To The Perfect Thanksgiving Turkey

The Ultimate Guide To The Perfect Thanksgiving Turkey

The turkey: the keystone of all traditional American Thanksgivings, so much so that they even make them out of soy (what don’t they make out of soy these days?).

A lot of people are afraid of messing up the turkey. You don’t have to be an expert chef to be an expert turkey handler. In this post, I’ll cover the preparation, presentation and provide some tips along the way.

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