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Drinking Coffee: Does It Help with Weight Control?

Drinking Coffee: Does It Help with Weight Control?

By Cathe Friedrich

Coffee is a popular drink and one that has some surprising health benefits. Coffee has almost no calories, making it a low calorie drink to sip if you’re trying to control your weight. Does coffee have weight control benefits that go beyond the fact it’s low in calories? Read on and find out what research shows about coffee and weight control.

5 Surprising Weight Loss Foods That Have Science Behind Them

5 Surprising Weight Loss Foods That Have Science Behind Them

By Cathe Friedrich

You hear so much about weight loss foods – foods that will magically help you lose weight. No food by itself will cause the weight to fall off and if you eat large quantities of a single food, you won’t have a very balanced diet. Still, there are foods that may give you some advantages when you’re trying to lose or control your weight. Here are five surprising foods that may help.

Probiotics and Weight Control: How Gut Bacteria May Impact Your Weight

Probiotics and Weight Control: How Gut Bacteria May Impact Your Weight

By Cathe Friedrich

Your intestines are full of bacteria. There’s increasing evidence that the composition of the bacteria in your gut plays a role in controlling fat, especially belly fat. Find out about a new study linking gut bacteria to body weight and whether changing the type of bacteria in your gut by getting more probiotics helps with weight control.