When It Comes to Fat Burning, We Have Some Great News for Coffee Drinkers

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Coffee and its benefits have been widely discussed. In the positive corner, we hear that it can help you live longer and lower the risk of getting type 2 diabetes. On the flip side, coffee has been admonished as something that will give you heart disease and stunt your growth. Most recently, though, it's been scientifically proven to boost your metabolism, according to Healthline. And it's being touted as the "cure to obesity," according to a study published in the Nature Communications journal.

However, for anyone who's not sure about the evidence or whether they should consider the drink as a supplement to their weight loss attempts, we spoke to Michelle Braude, MBBS, BSC, a nutritionist and founder of The Food Effect. Not only did she tell us how many extra calories you could lose every day, but she also gave us some interesting details about when you should drink it. Keep scrolling to discover the real benefits of coffee.