The Ultimate Fat Blasting Detox Coffee
By Steve Blechman
Are you ready to detox? Between Sunday’s Super Bowl and Monday’s Valentine’s Day have you been drinking your favorite beer, wine, tequila or other alcoholic beverages? What about the chili and chicken wings? And what about Valentine’s Day with those crazy delicious chocolate desserts?
A most recent study published in the February 10, 2022 issue of European Journal of Preventive Cardiology reported that analyzed data from 468,629 participants who didn’t have heart disease found that having up to three cups of coffee a day has a protective effect on heart health. It also reduces the overall mortality rate and risk of stroke.
Drinking alcohol is the leading cause of chronic liver disease in the United States and around the world! A study published in the Journal BMC Public Health on June 22, 2021 reported that drinking coffee resulted in a 21% reduced risk of liver disease. This study further confirms the liver health benefits of drinking two to three cups of coffee daily.
The researchers reviewed the health data of 495,585 people over a 10-year period. The coffee drinkers in the study had a 21% reduced risk of developing liver disease, 20% reduced risk of fatty liver disease and 49% lower risk of dying from liver disease. These are very significant findings from such a large population on the liver protective and liver health benefits of coffee. Drinking coffee may help protect the liver from damage associated with certain foods and alcohol. Coffee contains polyphenols, which are antioxidants that have anti-inflammatory and anti-fibrotic effects that may help prevent liver damage. The caffeine in coffee did not seem to be a protective component in coffee because the study found that all types of coffee including decaffeinated coffee had liver protective effects against chronic liver disease. I do not advocate drinking excessive alcohol. If you do drink, you should not drink alcohol to the point of intoxication! The body can’t metabolize more than one drink per hour.
On Monday, June 24, 2019 in the prestigious journal Nature Scientific Reports, a breakthrough weight loss/fat loss study was published entitled: “Coffee Exposure Induces Browning Features in Adipose Tissue In Vitro and In Vivo.” The researchers said, “It is the first study in humans to show that something like a cup of coffee can have a direct effect on brown fat functions.” British researchers from the University of Nottingham found that one cup of coffee containing only 65mg of caffeine can activate brown fat. Brown fat is an organ that is extremely metabolically active. It’s like a generator that produces heat, which helps burn more calories. We only have 50 to 100 grams of brown fat in our body, mainly located behind the neck and scapula. Brown fat produces 300 times more heat than our muscles or any organ in the body! If we can increase the amount of brown fat or activate more brown fat cells, you will burn more calories over a 24-hour period.
A study (Food Func, 2018, January 23) found that coffee consumption promotes muscle hypertrophy. The study showed that by inhibiting myostatin expression and increasing IGF-1, coffee increases grip strength. Another study (Nutrition Journal, 2012) found that coffee drinking not only increases longevity, but also elevates testosterone levels! There are so many potential health benefits of coffee! In a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition on March 5, 2019, researchers found daily coffee consumption had a very positive metabolic effect on biomarkers of metabolic and inflammatory pathways in U.S. health professionals. Daily coffee consumption lowered C-reactive protein (CRP) 16.6 percent. CRP is a measurement of systemic inflammation. Also, daily coffee increased testosterone in men 5.3%. This study clearly shows that daily coffee consumption has a positive effect on lowering inflammation. There are so many potential miracle powers of coffee!
Another study published May 3, 2020 in the Journal of Nutrition reported that “women who drank two or three cups of coffee a day were found to have lower total body and abdominal fat than those who drink less.” (ScienceDaily, May 13, 2020). Researchers found that women aged 20 through 44 who drank two to three cups of coffee per day have the lowest level of adiposity, 3.4% lower than people who did not consume coffee. Among women aged 45 to 69, those who drank four or more cups had an adiposity percentage of 4.1% lower.
The researchers said, “It could be that coffee, or effective ingredients, could be integrated into a healthy diet strategy to reduce the burden of chronic conditions related to the obesity epidemic.”
Over the last few years, I’ve launched AML™ THERMO HEAT®, the most scientifically advanced brown fat and thermogenic supplement line ever developed! One of those products, AML™ THERMO HEAT® FAT BURNING PROTEIN, contains leucine. Leucine supplementation has been shown to enhance alcohol oxidation. “The enhancement of alcohol oxidation is important in the prevention of liver disease.” (Amino Acids September 2012). Leucine enhances alcohol oxidation by enhancing alcohol dehydrogenase (ADH) and lowering aldehyde dehydrogenase (ALDH) alcohol-metabolizing enzymes, in the stomach and liver.
Leucine has also been shown to increase brown fat activation and thermogenesis, including when combined with whey protein enriched with 5 grams of the branched-chain amino acid leucine. Leucine is the key anabolic trigger of protein synthesis. Supplemental leucine by itself and synergistically combined with vitamin D3 and medium-chain-triglycerides (MCTs) can help prevent lean muscle loss especially during low-calorie, low-carb or ketogenic diets. Also, two double-blind human studies have shown that the amino acid leucine (2.4 grams daily) and citrulline (2 grams daily) can lower the inflammatory cytokine interleukin-6 (IL-6), and C-reactive protein, a marker of inflammation in the body. (SL Nutrition and Metabolism, September 5, 2017). (BMC Research Notes, February 15, 2019).
AML™ THERMO HEAT® FAT BURNING PROTEIN also contains nitric oxide activators that have been shown to activate brown fat and thermogenesis. Nitric oxide and nitric oxide precursors such as citrulline have been shown to increase brown fat and thermogenesis. Grapeskin extract has been shown to increase nitric oxide production. Polyphenols are being studied for their role in fat metabolism and obesity management. Folic acid also boosts nitric oxide availability, by increasing BH4 and decreasing homocysteine levels. Research has shown that folic acid can lower homocysteine levels, increase insulin sensitivity and lower fasting insulin levels in type 2 diabetes. Medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs), grains of paradise (40mg - standardized for 12% paradol, a clinically effective dose) and BioPerine® black pepper fruit extract are all included for further activation of brown adipose tissue (BAT) and thermogenesis. Grains of paradise, a spice containing 6-paradol, like chili peppers containing capsaicin, activate brown fat, increase whole-body energy expenditure and decrease visceral fat (deep abdominal fat) in humans. It also contains allulose, a natural, low-calorie, fat-burning, thermogenic sweetener. It is approved for low-sugar/low-carb or ketogenic diets. Allulose does not impact blood sugar or insulin levels.
AML™ THERMO HEAT® FAT BURNING PROTEIN is also rich in the important electrolytes potassium and magnesium, which are important when following a weight-loss diet. Each serving contains 750mg of potassium (from potassium citrate) and 100mg of magnesium (from magnesium citrate). A study that was published in the journal Nutrients on June 2, 2019 shows that decreased body mass index (BMI) could be obtained by increasing dietary potassium to help encourage weight loss. The researchers in the study acknowledged, “It is notable that the increase in dietary potassium was a stronger predictor of weight loss in this study than such well-established factors as a reduction in sugar consumption and in overall caloric intake.” There is evidence that low dietary potassium intake may negatively be linked to obesity. A meta-analysis and epidemiological data reported that, “studies concluded that high potassium intake was associated with a decreased odds ratio for having obesity and the MS [metabolic syndrome]” (Nutrients, 2016). Low-carb diets enhance the excretion of important electrolytes such as potassium and magnesium. Low-carb, ketogenic diets have a diuresis effect, enhancing water and electrolyte mineral losses. Also, low-carb and ketogenic diets restrict the intake of fruits, which are rich in potassium. The best vegetable sources of foods rich in potassium on a ketogenic diet are spinach, nuts and avocados.
AML™ THERMO HEAT® FAT BURNING PROTEIN only contains 60 calories per serving. Also, unlike some other type of keto coffees that contain butter, coconut oil, or both, AML™ THERMO HEAT® FAT BURNING PROTEIN coffee does not contain butter or coconut oil! Butter and coconut oil contain large amounts of saturated fat and that can raise the level of LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol) in the blood and increase the risk of cardiovascular disease. Two tablespoons of butter also contains 14 grams of saturated fat and 200 calories! Some keto coffees contain 450 calories! Also, recent research has shown that coconut oil, unlike pure MCT oil, does not increase thermogenesis.
A new study published January 26, 2022 in the journal Nutrients found that ingesting 2 grams of MCTs for two weeks increased fat burning during physical exercise. AML™ THERMO HEAT® FAT BURNING PROTEIN contains 3 grams of MCTs per serving. AML™ THERMO HEAT® FAT BURNING PROTEIN coffee can not only enhance fat burning and prevent hunger in the morning, but it can also improve mental focus and is a much healthier alternative to other keto coffees.
Coffee has many health benefits and may help prevent certain diseases and protect your liver. Coffee can also help burn fat, boost lean body mass, improve cognitive function and exercise performance! Become a FAT BURNING MACHINE, take a scoop of AML™ THERMO HEAT® FAT BURNING PROTEIN with your coffee (either hot or iced coffee) on an empty stomach. It’s convenient, it mixes instantly, and no blender is required. We have two delicious flavors in Chocolate Fudge and Vanilla Cream – they taste amazing! AML™ THERMO HEAT® FAT BURNING PROTEIN is an advanced, scientifically designed protein, amino acid and brown fat-activating beverage. As part of a calorie-restricted diet and exercise (aerobic and resistance training) program, it can help enhance fat loss and preserve lean body mass when following a low-calorie, low-carbohydrate or ketogenic diet. A healthy weight loss is one that enhances the reduction of body fat and preserves lean body mass while dieting. You will be pleased with the results!
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