Drinking coffee in moderation is not only not harmful, but can also be good for health. Is it possible to add milk to a drink or is it worth consuming only black coffee? We deal with the nutritionist of the clinic "Dawn" Elena Motova.
a large amount of antioxidants that have a positive effect on the body. Many studies
that polyphenols in coffee protect against cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes and other problems.
Adding milk to coffee does not adversely affect either the quality or the amount of polyphenols, which means it does not reduce the benefit of coffee, while adding sugar or cream with milk fat substitutes reduces the concentration of antioxidants in the drink.
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But despite all this, there are several conditions under which the use of coffee with milk should be limited or eliminated altogether and choose just black coffee.
You can read more about nutrition, metabolism and eating behavior in the book "My best friend is the stomach. Food for smart people" by Elena Motova or in her blog post.
Does coffee with milk cause discomfort in the body? You may be allergic to dairy products.
At the same time, just drinking black coffee is not the best solution for those who have diseases of the gastrointestinal tract.
A mug of black coffee contains about two calories, coffee with whole milk is already 28, and coffee drinks with milk and sweet syrups will bring you more than 300 calories in one cup. Therefore, be careful if you drink more than one cup of coffee per day, and monitor daily calories.
Different types of vegetable milk (soy, nut, oat) are an excellent solution for people who like to drink coffee with milk, but are allergic to milk proteins.
However, there is no scientific research that would talk about the dangers or benefits of a particular type of vegetable milk in combination with coffee.
The main thing - when choosing vegetable milk, look for options without adding sugar and refined oils. The best option is to make such milk yourself.
One of the trends in healthy eating is Bullet151roof Coffee. This is coffee with ghee grass-fed butter (that is, from the milk of cows fed grass) and medium chain triglycerides (SCT).
Coconut-based SCT is used in sports nutrition to speed up fat burning. The creator of this drink, David Esprey, was inspired to create a recipe after returning from Tibet, where he tasted a traditional yak milk drink with added butter.
Bulletproof Coffee is suggested to be used instead of breakfast. On the official website it is indicated that this coffee helps to suppress hunger, lose weight, exercise more effectively and generally think more clearly.