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Coffee and Dieting.

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7y, 5m agoPosted 7 years, 5 months ago
Ok, so I've read about the effects of coffee when you are dieting and have been avoiding it for a few weeks. I was just wondering if it's only the caffeine in the coffee, or other chemicals that cause the problem? Everywhere I've googled just talks about the effects of "coffee".

I'm hoping to switch to decaf, I miss my coffee!! lol
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7y, 5m agoPosted 7 years, 5 months ago
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Please tell me the effects of coffee when you're dieting. I've never heard this before:?
#2
I've given up tea and coffee whilst on my diet. The only effect is has as far as I can see, is that I've stopped eating things like toast, biscuits, crisps, cake, muffins, chocolate etc etc... so basically, its the association of eating all the cr*p stuff that goes with a nice cuppa that has helped me.
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meandog101
I've given up tea and coffee whilst on my diet. The only effect is has as far as I can see, is that I've stopped eating things like toast, biscuits, crisps, cake, muffins, chocolate etc etc... so basically, its the association of eating all the cr*p stuff that goes with a nice cuppa that has helped me.


Interesting, so it's a bit like smokers who are advised to avoid the things they associate with smoking, like a cup of coffee or tea.
Come to think of it, I do tend to snack when I have a coffee. Thanks meandog101:thumbsup:
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nurse told me a couple of weeks ago that caffeine causes water retention and should be avoided during any weight loss!
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MAIA
Interesting, so it's a bit like smokers who are advised to avoid the things they associate with smoking, like a cup of coffee or tea.
Come to think of it, I do tend to snack when I have a coffee. Thanks meandog101:thumbsup:


There are other issues, not only to do with the pyschology of it, have a look here, makes for very interesting reading I thought, read all 3 pages.

For the past year or more I've been convinced I had some form of diabetes, recently tested and all clear. Every so often I was having what I can only call a blood sugar slump. I would feel shaky and all jittery and wouldn't feel better till I had something very sweet. Having read the article I've posted I now realise it was coffee causing it. I know this because it hasn't happened once since I cut coffee out. :)
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ChipSticks
There are other issues, not only to do with the pyschology of it, have a look here, makes for very interesting reading I thought, read all 3 pages.

For the past year or more I've been convinced I had some form of diabetes, recently tested and all clear. Every so often I was having what I can only call a blood sugar slump. I would feel shaky and all jittery and wouldn't feel better till I had something very sweet. Having read the article I've posted I now realise it was coffee causing it. I know this because it hasn't happened once since I cut coffee out. :)


Thanks for all the information ChipSticks, certainly made me think!
I've always known that coffee is a drug and very addictive, never associated it with sugar cravings though:?.
Oh dear:roll:
Went over to decaff a couple of years ago, got really bad headaches for a full week before realising they were coffee withdrawal symptoms:w00t:
Stupidly back on the full strength stuff again now
Years ago I worked in a cardiac surgery ward as a nurse and one of the nurses who was working night duty started to get palpitations. She decided to set up an ECG on herself to see what was going on. Sure enough, irregular heart beat showed up. Drinking coffee to keep awake over the long shift! She would have only been about 30years old too.
In answer to your original post, tea also contains caffeine, so maybe dieters have to cut back on both tea and coffee:x Life is so unfair

Rep for the v. usefull info btw
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Yes I had the headaches really bad last year, went on holiday to Spain and it was sooo hot, couldn't face a hot coffee, lol. headaches were bad for the first week.

So does any one know if it's just the caffeine that causes it, or if it's something else in the coffee?

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