close
Magazine
Advertisement
 

Need Help To Lose Weight? Start With Butter In Your Coffee

It may sound strange - and downright disgusting - but wellness experts are singing the praises of this buttery beverage.

Need To Lose Weight? Start With Butter In Your Coffee
Pixabay
Need To Lose Weight? Start With Butter In Your Coffee
Advertisement

If you’re looking for ways to make your coffee habit healthier, stirring in a blob of butter might not be the first thing that comes to mind. But according to many loyal enthusiasts, this surprising trick can work wonders for your health – and even whittle your waistline.

Behold: Bulletproof coffee, the trendy weight loss drink that is sweeping the Internet.

The recipe calls for two cups of high-quality, single-origin coffee, at least two tablespoons of unsalted grass-fed butter, and one to two tablespoons of MCT (medium-chain triglycerides) oil, a concentrated extract of a fat found in palm and coconut oils.

Stir it all together, and voilà! Breakfast is served!

It’s easy to see why there’s so much buzz about this buttery beverage. According to research, MCTs are metabolised quickly, making them an effective weight loss tool.

Plus, grass-fed butter contains high levels of omega-3s, whose anti-inflammatory properties can improve gut health, brain function, and energy levels. The concoction even tastes like a “delicious, creamy latte,” fans say. What’s not to love?

Don’t just take our word for it, though. Health experts tout the benefits of this trendy trick, too. Bulletproof coffee “can be a satisfying, energy-producing breakfast that provides many nutrients, satisfies hunger, and may cause your body to increase fat-burning, resulting in weight loss,” New York nutritionist Amy Shapiro, RD, told Well + Good.

But brewers, beware: this new addition to your morning coffee could backfire. According to Amy, bulletproof coffee “can add a lot of high-fat calories, if the rest of your day doesn’t consist of clean eating.” In other words, don’t toss out your other healthy eating habits quite yet – especially if you’re trying to lose weight.

Source: RD.com



Advertisement

More in Recipes

Rendang Wrestling: To Crisp or Not to Crisp

The Great Rendang Scandal: to Crisp or Not to Crisp?

What was all the recent fuss surrounding chicken rendang? We give you the lowdown on the kitchen kerfuffle.
Easy Peasy Chocolate Cake

Easy Peasy Chocolate Cake

Here's a no-fuss, yet impressive, cake for a special occasion. Serve with a generous dollop of cream or a spoonful of good ice-cream.
Double Chocolate Creams

Double Chocolate Creams

A delicious treat, chocolate is a great feel-good food.

Raspberry cranachan

Raspberry cranachan

This traditional Scottish dessert is quick and easy to put together, and the nutritious combination of cream, fromage frais, oats and fresh fruit makes a superb sweet course for a special occasion meal. The whisky not only adds a taste of Scotland, but gives a fantastic kick to the flavour.

Rice pudding with apricots

Rice pudding with apricots

Rich in flavour and wonderfully creamy in texture, this satisfying rice pudding is a modern version of a popular old favourite. It's flavoured with tangy orange zest and sultanas, and paired with a cinnamon–spiced fresh apricot compote.

Advertisement