Does sipping on coffee/tea with honey/coconut milk/etc ruin my leptin balance?

Answered on August 19, 2014
Created September 29, 2011 at 8:21 PM

Okay I don't know if I explained right in the title. I have been reading about managing leptin a bit. Like, how you should wait 5-6 hours between meals so that leptin can do it's thing, or something. I am trying to wait atleast 4 hours between meals, sometimes 5, but then I just realised that I am sipping on coffee with either coconut milk or oil, or tea with honey, in between my meals. Does this just mess up everything?

I think I have a slow/messed up thyroid. So I'm trying to balance everything out by spacing my meals and seeing if that helps. So are these drinks just screwing up my plan? Thanks. (hopefully this question made sense!)



on September 29, 2011
at 08:25 PM

Curious to see the responses on this.

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on September 30, 2011
at 12:37 AM

Yes, it messes it up. The longer you do the reset, the easier it is. Some people start with more meals, and then eventually go down to three, and then even two. If you are hungry between meals, eat a bigger breakfast and you might also increase the amount of food for other meals. Make sure you get enough protein for breakfast and don't skimp on the fat. Black coffee or tea is OK, and you can have some plain coconut oil if its an emergency. Sipping on steeped green tea is ideal.

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