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Healthy Coffee: Superfoods That Add a Boost to Your Cup

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Guest post by Ashley Lipman at Home Grounds. Check them out!

Most people find it nearly impossible to begin their day without a great tasting cup of coffee. We need the wonderful aroma to help wake us up and the additional caffeine boost to get us going in the morning.

Coffee drinkers experience health benefits that they aren’t usually aware of. Did you know that you could reduce your risk of getting type II diabetes by drinking coffee? We’ve only just scratched the surface of the benefits and it’s possible to make your morning cup of Joe or afternoon pick me up even healthier than ever.

How so? Simply put, you can begin adding superfoods to your favorite caffeinated beverage to gain even more nutrition from your daily dose of black lightning.

Adding health food to your coffee is going to be harder than necessary if you get it from your local coffee bar. Instead, consider making coffee at home by using one of the best drip coffee makers currently available today.

There really are excellent coffee machines that make delicious cups of coffee, as seen in this resource: https://www.homegrounds.co/best-drip-coffee-maker-reviews/. So don’t hesitate to pick up the ideal drip coffee maker because it’ll make it so much easier to make your coffee healthier than ever.

With that said, we’ll now take a look at some of the top superfoods to add to your cup of coffee to give it an additional help to boost. Consider your options and remember to begin adding your favorites to your daily cup of coffee to take your health to the next level.

1. Put Cinnamon in Your Coffee

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You may not realize this, but adding cinnamon to your coffee definitely provides health benefits. Believe it or not, cinnamon has the ability to help level out your blood sugar levels and it can even cut your risk of ever getting heart disease.

Unfortunately, you’ll have to make some changes to the way you consume your daily coffee if you are going to receive the maximum health benefits. You can no longer load your coffee with spoonfuls and spoonfuls of sugar and expect it to be a health beverage. On the contrary, all of that sugar is going to lead to blood sugar problems and potentially even cause type II diabetes if you aren’t careful.

Adding cinnamon to your coffee is only going to do so much. You have to take the next steps and stop putting so much heavy cream and definitely cut down on the sugar. Instead, just add cinnamon to your coffee and experience the health benefits and finally drop the bad habits you’ve acquired throughout the years by no longer adding lots of cream and sugar because it’s unnecessary and it certainly isn’t good for you.

2. Is Chocolate Really Healthy in Coffee?

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Adding chocolate to your coffee is certainly a good thing as long as you do it the right way. We do not want you to melt down your favorite chocolate bar and stir it into your coffee because it’s loaded with too much sugar and too much processed junk to make it health promoting.

On the other hand, if you were to add a teaspoon of unsweetened cocoa powder to your coffee, you’ll definitely experience a number of exciting health benefits. This version of unsweetened cocoa is powerful because it helps with type II diabetes, managing cholesterol levels, maintaining a healthy blood pressure, and it even has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

Some people have a hard time drinking coffee without adding some type of sweetener to it. We understand that for some of you coffee without sugar can be a nasty experience that you’d rather avoid. So instead of adding packets or spoonfuls of processed table sugar, add 100% pure maple syrup to make it sugary sweet instead, because it’s much more health promoting and better for you.

3. Can I Really Add Cayenne Pepper to My Coffee?

Coffee drinkers find it hard to believe that adding the heat from cayenne pepper to your java is a good thing. But it’s definitely one of the smarter moves you can make since there are so many wonderful benefits of ingesting cayenne. If you’re looking to improve your health and get more nutrients while drinking your morning cup of Joe, then we highly recommend this practice.

But why add cayenne pepper to your coffee? Simply put, this is a great idea because it helps regulate your circulatory system, suppress your appetite, and it’s even beneficial if you struggle with stomach problems. Not only will it help you by preventing heart disease, it will also aid in digestion and relieve headache pain at the same time.

Final Thoughts

Many of us find it hard to believe that we can add superfoods to our coffee to make it even healthier. But it certainly is possible as we’ve shared with you today, so definitely begin taking this advice by adding the ingredients recommended above to your daily cup of Joe. Your body will thank you!

 

Again – a wonderful Guest post by Ashley Lipman at Home Grounds. Check them out!

 

 

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One Response to “Healthy Coffee: Superfoods That Add a Boost to Your Cup”

  1. Dara

    I love this article! Will try adding the cayenne to my cup of java. Turmeric and ginger in coffee is something I had for the first time last winter. Looking forward to drinking this combo again this winter. ✨

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