View Full Version : Coffee a diuretic?

Kelly Wilhelm
10-13-2006, 10:04 AM
Is coffee (or caffeine?) a diuretic? If it is, is that a problem?

Robb Wolf
10-13-2006, 10:22 AM
Caffeine IS a diuretic when an individual first starts consuming it. After a brief time however the diuretic effect is lost and consumption will not significantly alter fluid status.