Do you love your morning coffee? Then, you may be surprised to find out that it offers some health benefits.
What more, you can also shed a few extra pounds just by adding these 3 all-natural ingredients to your coffee brew. I know that’s how you like your morning coffee!
Health Benefits of Coffee:
Coffee is the number one source of antioxidants in the U.S. diet, that is according to a study by the University of Scranton. Whether you are drinking leaded or unleaded, both coffee versions provide similar antioxidant levels.
The study analyzed the antioxidant content of more than 100 different foods. These includes fruits, vegetables, spices, nuts, oils and common beverages, but coffee came out on top for both antioxidants in terms of serving size and frequency of consumption.
Here’s more, a cup of coffee also contains important vitamins:
– Manganese and potassium: 3 percent of the RDA
– Magnesium and niacin (B3): 2 percent of the RDA
– Pantothenic acid (vitamin B5): 6 percent of the RDA
– Riboflavin (vitamin B2): 11 percent of the RDA
How to Add These 3 Ingredients in Your Coffee to Burn Excess Fat:
All you need to do is to the below ingredients to your coffee and these will help you burn those extra pounds without changing your lifestyle or diet.
1 teaspoon cinnamon
3/4 cup coconut oil
1/2 cup raw honey
1. Combine all ingredients together until smooth.
2. Store in a covered container.
3. Every morning when you drink a fresh cup of coffee, add 1 or 2 teaspoons of the prepared mixture, while still hot.
Cinnamon is an anti-inflammatory agent which helps in fighting inflammation in the body. Also, because of its antioxidant properties, it helps neutralize the damage caused by free radicals.
Cinnamon boosts your blood sugar metabolism, thus lowering your blood sugar levels. It also prevents the accumulation of fat in the body, because it supports the conversion of sugar into energy. The best type of cinnamon are Cassia and Ceylon.
2. Coconut Oil
Coconut oil has a wide range of uses. It contains medium-chain fatty acids, which aresent to the liver by the digestive system, and these are either converted to ketone or energy bodies, and not in fat. This sets the metabolism to burn fat quickly and more efficiently.
Honey is rich in sugar, but the natural one, which is needed for energy. Also, it is rich in folate, vitamin C, vitamin B6, niacin, riboflavin, as well as various minerals, such as calcium, iron, zinc, sodium, phosphorus and potassium.
Science has confirmed honey to be able to lower stress and regulate blood cholesterol levels.It is advisable to use raw honey only.