The Great Motion Potion of Our Age

Fitness man enjoying coffee

Not that we needed another reason to drink coffee, the good people of Korea have dropped this gem in our laps. Researchers set out to explore the association between coffee consumption and obesity. Or rather…

In a bid to somehow link coffee consumption with getting shredded…

Wild with ambition and drunk on caffeine, they conceded the following:  

“Our meta-analysis suggests that higher coffee intake might be modestly associated with reduced adiposity, particularly in men.”  

And for not letting a little thing like a statistical artefact get in the way of a good story, to Korea we say thank you. 

Related: Coffee Consumption and Risk of Death

Coffee and weightloss graph
If only…


  1. Coffee Intake and Obesity: A Meta-Analysis, Lee, et al. 2019

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