How to turn your coffee into a weight-loss drink

Are you someone who needs a dose of coffee to kickstart the day, but your weight loss goals are keeping you off from enjoying your favourite cup of joe!

Then these brilliant hacks will not just turn your cup of coffee to a power packed weight loss drink, but will accentuate the taste and richness of your coffee.

1. ​Nutmeg coffee
Another mild yet strong spice that can add on to the taste and health quotient of coffee is Nutmeg. Although the combination is not a very usual one, this coffee is great for weight watchers as Nutmeg is rich in Manganese which helps in breaking down the fat molecules and has good dietary fibers, which helps in faster weight loss. You can simply add in this spice to your coffee and mix it nicely to the hot brew.

2. The dark lemon coffee
This coffee trend has taken the internet by storm for its mind boggling results. This simple coffee can be made in just a few minutes with an espresso shot and ½ lemon. Prepare a warm cup of espresso and add in juice of ½ a lemon. Lemon is rich in vitamin C and citric acid, which helps in burning fat, accelerates metabolism and flushes out toxins from the system. Caffeine boosts energy levels and makes for a good pre-workout drink.

3. ​Butter or Coconut oil
If you are on a keto diet, then chances are you must have heard about this fad coffee trend, which is also known as the Bullet coffee, where medium-chain triglyceride (MCT) like unsalted butter or virgin coconut oil are added to the coffee, which makes the coffee high in calories and provides satiety, which further helps in losing weight faster. It is mostly relished as a replacement for a complete meal.

4. ​Dark chocolate
Yes, this is a delicious yet healthy way to make the coffee a great weight loss drink. Dark chocolate or unsweetened cocoa is a great source of antioxidants. And the combination of caffeine and dark chocolate helps in weight loss. The addition of dark chocolate to your simple blend of coffee, helps in curbing hunger pangs by providing satiety, which helps in weight loss. Make sure you opt for no-sugar dark chocolates.

5. Cinnamon
Add in a dash of cinnamon to a cup of hot coffee, this mild-sweet spice will not just accentuate the taste and richness of coffee, but at the same time it helps in managing blood glucose levels, which gradually help in weight loss. It helps in burning fat and de-clogs the arteries, which makes the heart healthy. Add in ¼ teaspoon cinnamon to your coffee or boil cinnamon stick in water and then add coffee grounds. This combination will help in losing weight faster by boosting the metabolism.

Source: Fakaza

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