Some of us just can’t get the day started without our warm cup of coffee to give us that much-needed boost to get going.
Whatever your coffee tipple, it’s important to not stray too far away from the healthy benefits of drinking coffee. When you order a tall macchiato with whole milk, flavoured syrup, whipped cream and then proceed to add 8 sugar sachets, you haven’t got a coffee, you’ve got a dessert.
There are many great benefits in one mug of coffee: improved cardiovascular health, reduced risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes and even improved physical performance on the bike and in training.
But like all things, moderation and temptation need to be carefully monitored. Especially with addictive substances like caffeine and sugar.
Coffee is great for your mind and body when part of a well-balanced diet. However, although flavoured syrups and spiral mountains of cream are tasty, they take away from what healthy coffee is all about.
So here are some top tips to improve the health points on your daily cuppa Joe…