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Old 10-13-2006, 10:04 AM   #1
Kelly Wilhelm
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Default Coffee a diuretic?

Is coffee (or caffeine?) a diuretic? If it is, is that a problem?
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Old 10-13-2006, 10:22 AM   #2
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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.
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