There is no proven scientific health benefits of drinking butter coffee, but adding butter to your coffee may reduce the absorption rate of caffeine into your body. Having said that, you will feel full longer and maintains high level of energy.
Does Putting Butter With Coffee Could Suppressed My Appetites?
Taking in a fatty meal in the morning is definitely going to make you fuller quicker,” says Dr. Lisa Ganjhu, D.O., associate professor of medicine at NYU Langone Medical Center in New York City. And because the fat slows down gastric motility (aka filling and, ahem, emptying of the digestive system), you feel fuller for longer.
Butter coffee was made popular in the west by Dave Asprey, who introduced Bulletproof® Coffee. It hasn’t made the transition from an at-home drink to a take-away staple yet.
His version of butter coffee is a blend of organic coffee, grass-fed butter, and MCT oil. The sneaky ingredient in butter coffee that aids in this is the coconut oil. The idea of butter coffee is that it’s both nutritious and less jittery than regular coffee.
Preparing a cup of butter coffee is extremely simple. It is also known to boost cognitive function, support fat burn, balance mood and hormone levels, and reduce hunger. It is breakfast for many people who follow a low carb keto diet.
One of the alleged benefits of butter coffee is that it keeps drinkers fuller for longer after breakfast. Ideally, butter coffee can displace or delay breakfast, allowing for intermittent fasting or aiding with nutritional ketosis. Also, butter coffee is very low in carbohydrates, especially if you’re using unsweetened milk and zero-calorie sweetener.
Another benefit of drinking butter coffee is that it can provide sustained energy. First and foremost, even medical professionals and doctors say that drinking butter coffee is acceptable.
It’s helpful to know that while butter coffee is a trend right now, it has roots that trace far back. So now you can begin to see that perhaps butter coffee is something that you’re open to experimenting with.
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If you want to try adding butter to your usual cup of coffee, make sure you are taking right type of fats in your daily diets from variety of sources. Unsaturated fats such as healthy nuts and avocados especially from plant sources will benefits you for good.