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Diet trend with coffee and lemon: drink to facilitate weight loss
01.02.2022 updated: 13:25
Many people want to keep fit in the new year. A diet trend with coffee is said to be particularly helpful in losing weight. But what is there to the strategy?
Kassel- If one wants to lose weight, one has the choice between many different strategies and diets. But people also like to try out new methods, especially if they are widely shared and thus spread via social media. This also includes the trend of drinking coffee with lemon juice, as hna.de* reports.
Clips of the supposed coffee diet are piling up on the video platform Tiktok. Users report on their weight loss because they regularly mix lemon juice into their coffee. But does the decrease tip also, what it promises (all service news on RUHR24*)? Another blatant tick reveals in any case, how cravings for fast food can be stopped in just two minutes*.
Lose weight with coffee? The diet drink promises these effects
Lemon juice is said to have a promising weight loss effect*: The ingredients contained, such as vitamin C, are said to boost fat burning and keep the metabolism running at full speed for several hours.
As the sports and health magazine fitforfun.en According to reports, bitter flavors contained in both coffee and lemon juice curb the appetite and are thus said to prevent cravings. A positive side effect: Some nutrients of the lemon counteract skin aging, strengthen the immune system as well as hair growth.
Lose weight with coffee: How to prepare the drink yourself
Black coffee contains only a few calories and has a high level of vitamin B, which supports the natural energy metabolism. Caffeine is also said to help stimulate fat burning. Both drinks thus contain ingredients that are particularly interesting for dieters.
A fresh coffee with admixed lemon juice is however by no means a miracle drink, which lets the Kilos melt away unceremoniously automatically. A healthy, balanced diet as well as sufficient exercise should continue to be the basis and can be additionally supplemented by the mixed drink.
This is the best way to prepare the diet drink:
- 1. Making coffee: Allow a cup of black coffee to cool for a short time after brewing, as the vitamin C from the lemon juice is very sensitive to heat and could lose its effect.
- 2. Making lemon juice: The most effective way to make lemon juice yourself is with a lemon squeezer. For this purpose, an organic lemon is particularly suitable, in the cultivation of which no harmful pesticides were used.
- 3. Mixing coffee with lemon juice: Add the juice of half a lemon to the coffee and stir properly.
An expert advises however against it to boil up the coffee with tap water and gives some Tipps* for the better preparation. *RUHR24 and *hna.en are part of the editorial network of IPPEN.MEDIA.
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- Author Alina Schroder