Can caffeine help burn more fat if used at a specific time?

Can caffeine help burn more fat if used at a specific time?

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
  Caffeine has shown to increase maximal fat oxidation rate and also improve aerobic capacity. This research investigated if there was a difference in the rate fat was oxidized (burned as energy) from ingesting caffeine in the morning compared to the afternoon (Ramírez-Maldonado M, et al., 2021). The participants were...
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Can your fat mass affect your mortality?

Can your fat mass affect your mortality?

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
  The reason for this research was to determine the relationship between body fat mass and fat-free mass to the risk of mortality (Sedlmeier AM, et al., 2021). Data from 7 studies were used including 16,155 individuals. Body composition was measured by bioelectrical impedance analysis and the researchers adjusted for...
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Lose more fat by exercising at a specific time

Lose more fat by exercising at a specific time

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
  The participants of this study were 32 adult males with an average age of 58 years (Mancilla R, et al., 2021). They had either been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes or were at risk for it. These men performed 12 weeks of supervised exercise training either in the morning...
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If your weight goes up you may need more vitamin D.

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler
Low vitamin D levels are commonly found with obesity. The first study reviewed here investigated the effect of weight loss through diet and exercise on serum levels of vitamin D (Mason, et al. 2011). Vitamin D concentration was measured at the start of the study and 12 months later. The...
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