Wouldn’t it be great if something you enjoy daily could boost your health and melt fat? Good news: Sipping your morning coffee will do just that! The brew has gentle diuretic properties to flush water weight. Plus, it’s loaded with antioxidants and polyphenols, the most abundant of which is chlorogenic acid (CGA). CGA curbs appetite boosts metabolism by 50% and cuts blood-sugar fluctuations in half. So you stay slim and lower your risk of diabetes. Even better? Opt for medium or light roasted brews, which have more CGA.
For travelers who don’t want to spend hours researching restaurants with tasty and nutritious fare, the Templeton List (TempletonList.com) can help! Created by health advocate and author James Templeton, the list rates eateries based on use of locally sourced ingredients, avoidance of unhealthy oils and chemicals and safety of preparation methods. Whether you have a gluten allergy, sensitive stomach or just want to eat smart, the list makes dining on vacation a cinch.