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10 things that happen to your body when you quit coffee

No-one's saying you should give up coffee – there are lots of health benefits to your daily java habit. But if you did want to cut back or give it up, here’s what could happen.

You could lose weight
You could lose weight
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Your regular cafe run could be doing a number on your waistline; quitting coffee could save you money as well as calories. Research at Duke University shows that daily consumption of caffeine in coffee, tea, or soft drinks increased participants’ daily sugar levels by nearly 10 percent, boosting their risk of cardiovascular disease and obesity. Even if you avoid the loads of sugars and fats dumped in a latte, just adding cream and sugar to your homebrewed coffee could quickly skyrocket to over 200 calories per serving, according to Prevention. Alternatively, cutting out your favourite sugar-packed caffeine drink completely could trim hundreds of calories from your diet in a single day. It's that classic health debate: which is healthier in your coffee, sugar or artificial sweetener?
 



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