Not only is fat a healthy and essential part of any diet, but it can actually encourage your body to burn more of its own fat stores. Coconut oil taken in the morning has a greater effect on your metabolism than eating breakfast. Add caffeine to the equation, and you’ve got a two-pronged attack on your gut. In this segment, Kiefer explains the science behind this simple morning strategy.


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