Weight Loss Coffee Hits the Market

by | July 18, 2013 at 12:44 PM | Drink, Health

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Lose weight while you caffeinate.

By Lydia Mansel, TheDailyMeal.com Writer

Many people start their mornings with a cup of coffee and some sort of metabolism-boosting activity. Now, you don’t have to pick between exercise and a cup of coffee — because Javita beverage company has made the ultimate calorie-burning cup of coffee, with the release of their Weight Loss Coffee.

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The caffeinated liquid is made with garcinia cambogia, an extract from a tropical fruit that aids weight loss and lowers cholesterol. Primary studies have demonstrated that this extract “works in the liver and inhibits fat synthesis”; sugars become energy, rather than fat, and in turn, appetite is repressed, and the stress hormone, cortisol, is under control.

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Along with garcinia cambogia, another plant extract, yerba mate, is found in Javita’s latest brew. This compound is acknowledged for its energy-boosting properties and calorie-burning powers.

Drinking two cups of the coffee a day is said to “reduce belly fat by up to 28 inches and generate a 4.5-pound weight loss in just 28 days.”

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It’s no secret that Americans are fascinated with diets and weight-loss trends. From juice cleanses, to metabolism-boosting energy beverages, to products that boast pound-dropping additives, the possibility of easy weight loss is tempting.  But just like other weight loss products, Weight Loss Coffee has its downsides; excessive consumption can cause gastrointestinal problems. You can purchase Weight Loss Coffee, which runs between $35 and $45, on Amazon.com or in doctors’ offices.

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