In our daily life we follow certain habits. Some of them are good, others not so much. Today we are going to look at our coffee consumption habits and how some small changes related to them can help us improve our he alth.
Try adding oil
It may sound strange to you, but adding a small amount of cow's milk, coconut oil, ghee to your cup of coffee is delicious as well as he althy. Not only does the texture become creamier, but butter coffee is a great drink for those of you who only have coffee for breakfast in the morning. It is believed that this drink can help increase good cholesterol. You can read more about the benefits of adding coconut oil to coffee here.
If you are used to sweetening your coffee with sugar, try replacing it with a he althier sweetener. Sugar causes a number of inflammations in the body. Instead, you can add stevia to your drink, nice honey, a little vanilla.
Avoid coffee after 2pm
We know that coffee is a stimulating drink, but consuming it after 14:00, 15:00 can disrupt our sleep cycle. Therefore, consume it until lunchtime, and in case you need a light wake-up call in the afternoon, make yourself a nice cup of tea or drink decaffeinated coffee.
A little natural cocoa or cinnamon with the coffee
If you haven't tried this combination, try it. Not only does it taste nice, but you also add antioxidants to your favorite drink. Also, with added natural cocoa, you can reduce the amount of added sweetener.
This also applies to the fragrant cinnamon. It will also load you up with antioxidants. It also improves metabolism and helps in blood sugar control.
Avoid consuming coffee on an empty stomach
Especially in the morning hours. Even if you are one of those who are not used to breakfast, it is not advisable to drink your coffee before you have eaten something small. If you drink your coffee on an empty stomach, you increase the risk of damage to the stomach lining. This can cause heartburn and indigestion. It can also have a negative effect on your nervous system, increasing anxiety.
Replace animal milk with nut milk
How often and in what quantities do you add fresh milk to your coffee? Another habit that will make your drink he althier is to replace the traditional dairy product with almond or other nut milk. Especially if after consuming cow's milk you have noticed the appearance of gastrointestinal ailments such as bloating and gas.