PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Could coffee be the secret to fighting obesity? New research shows drinking a cup of coffee can stimulate what is known as brown fat.
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Previous research shows drinking coffee may have many health benefits, including a lower risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease.READ MORE: Reports: Phillies' Trade For Pirates Pitcher Tyler Anderson Hits Snag Police Searching For Suspect Wanted In North Philadelphia Shooting
But like most things, moderation is key. Doctors suggest drinking no more than three cups of coffee a day.