Peter Hibberd, M.D., is a doctor whose advice is based on more than 28 years of hospital outpatient and inpatient experience. He is an experienced emergency medicine physician, surgeon, and consultant. Dr. Hibberd is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is also a fellow and active member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, an active member of the American College of Emergency Physicians, and a member and fellow of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Hibberd has earned numerous national and international professional certifications, memberships, and awards.
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Can Coffee Keep Me Thin?

Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 10:00 AM


Question: I’m a woman in my 70s and I’m in pretty good health but I’m too thin. I try to gain weight but it is difficult for me. I drink a lot of coffee. Could this be causing my thinness?

Dr. Hibberd’s answer:
Coffee will not cause you to lose weight nor will it prevent you from gaining weight. If you have always been thin, thank your parents. If you have been losing weight, see your doctor for an evaluation.

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Coffee won't promote thinness. Unexplained weight loss should prompt a visit to the doctor.
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