If you’re already a coffee person, chances are that you have at least heard mention of bulletproof coffee. Bulletproof coffee is a type of keto drink that incorporates fats rather than carbs in your favourite pick me up. It is becoming increasingly popular with people following the keto diet plan and is popping up as a regular offering on menus all around the world.
In case you are one of the few people who have not heard of bulletproof coffee before and have no idea what it is, let me tell you what this coffee is all about. Bulletproof coffee is a coffee-based drink made from brewed coffee, MCT (medium-chain triglyceride) coconut oil, and unsalted grass-fed butter. Owing to its unique ingredients and keto-centric nutritional content, bulletproof coffee is extremely popular with people who follow a low carb, a high fat diet like the ketogenic diet. Many who have adopted the keto lifestyle swear by the effectiveness of bulletproof coffee for aiding weight loss in keto.
Bulletproof coffee is meant to be a substitute for breakfast and should ideally be drunk on an empty stomach. The unusual blend of fat and calories makes bulletproof coffee an appropriate substitute for breakfast since the added kick of caffeine helps fuel your mornings.
The nutritional value of bulletproof coffee varies depending on the recipe you use to prepare it, and there are many recipes available online. The standard bulletproof coffee can range from anywhere between 250-500 calories. So, if you are attempting to lose weight by counting calories, bulletproof coffee is probably not the best option for you.
At this point, you may be wondering about why anyone would put oil and butter into coffee and what on earth they could hope to achieve with such unorthodox a combination. To be able to understand the overall benefits of bulletproof coffee, let’s look at the three main ingredients in isolation and determine what benefits can be derived from each. Read more…