Could Caffeine Be The Next Big Diet Drug?
It the battle of the bulge rages on before your trip to beach time, try chilling with a cup of coffee.
Time to put the fat mice to work again! Overweight mice were given caffeine AND THEIR their bodies released more of the hormone “oxytocin”, which affects both appetite and metabolism.
Giving the animals caffeine helped them slim down, inspired them to be more active on the running wheel, and reduced their appetites. Nice, show me to the cage!
Researchers say these findings could eventually lead to anti-obesity pill for humans. (Daily Mail)