Adding a bit of fat or oil to your morning cup of coffee isn’t something anyone is inclined to do. We agree, the idea sounds disgusting, but adding a high-quality type of fat such as coconut oil in your morning cuppa Joe has incredible benefits for your health!
By adding some coconut oil in your coffee, you will increase your metabolism and start burning more fat than ever before. Coconut oil contains medium-chain fatty acids that are metabolized differently than the long-chain fatty acids found in other oils and are safer and healthier for our cardiovascular system. Experts have discovered that adding a teaspoon of medium-chain fatty acids from a source such as coconut oil can boost the energy expenditure of the body by 5%, which means burning about 120 extra calories per day. Start drinking a cup of coffee with coconut oil in the morning, and you will definitely improve your overall health and look as well.
Below you can see a recipe for a delicious coffee with coconut oil, which, when paired with a healthy breakfast, can boost your energy levels and help you start the day properly.
Here’s how to prepare it:
- ¾ cup of coconut oil
- 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
- 1 tablespoon of cocoa powder
- ½ a cup of honey
Mix all the ingredients in a bowl, then put the mixture in a glass jar. Brew 2 cups of your favorite coffee, then add a couple of teaspoons of the mixture and mix everything in a blender for about 5 seconds. Drink this coffee every morning with your breakfast and you will definitely burn more calories during the day.
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