How Your Coffee Creamer Can Be Making You Gain Weight
Is your coffee making you gain weight?
As we know, coffee is a great source of antioxidants and can offer various health benefits; making the reasons for drinking coffee are endless! So the coffee isn’t to blame but maybe your creamer is??
It is known that coffee has 1 calorie per 8 ounce cup, now add that one teaspoon of creamer that has 35 calories and there is your problem. So let’s say bye bye to those unhealthy and unnatural creamers and show you the world of healthy and natural creamers!!!
In this new world we are looking for coffee creamers that contain:
Supplements What are supplements? Well...they are something that completes or enhances something else when added to it and in this case it is your creamers. Some examples are green tea extract, citrus aurantium extract, green coffee bean extract, and so much much. These supplements will turn your coffee into an energy boosting, metabolism boosting, and weight loss promoting drink. Giving your body the caffeine it needs and the ability to burn calories.
No Trans Fats Trans fat is a type of fat that increases your bad cholesterol while lowering your beneficial cholesterol. On top of this, it boosts your risk of heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. So you want to make sure that you are staying away from creamers that contain trans fat, to offer you a healthier lifestyle. Try to consume no more than 2 grams of trans fat daily.
High in Vitamins Vitamins are essential nutrients because they perform hundreds of roles in the body. They help shore up bones, heal wounds, convert food to energy, and boost your immune system, which is important since our body produces skin, bone, and muscle daily. Now, this doesn’t mean go crazy, just try to find a balance when it comes to getting these nutrients.
Next time you stop by the market to pick up your bottle of creamer for your coffee, be on the lookout for these three ingredients on the nutrition fact label!!