Coffee and cream are both good for your morning cup of Joe. But what about intermittent fasting? Is it possible to still drink your morning cup of Joe with cream? Or should it be black?
This article provides an answer to the question – “Can I have cream in my coffee while intermittent fasting?”
Can I Have Cream in My Coffee While Intermittent Fasting?
If you like coffee and are trying to follow the intermittent fasting lifestyle, you may be wondering if creamer is allowed in your coffee.
Yes, but not just any type of creamer can be used in your coffee.
Organic grass-fed raw creamer is one creamer I would like to suggest as it is organic and grass-fed, so it will give us a good balance of omega-3 and omega-6.
Still, you should not add more than a tablespoon of creamer to your coffee to avoid breaking the intermittent fast.
Since a cup of coffee with cream usually contains between 16 and 100 calories, and caloric intake during intermittent fasting should not exceed 50 calories, you should therefore be cautious or you will break your fast.
Consequently, coffee with a splash of milk or cream is acceptable.
Personally, I would recommend drinking coffee black to ensure that calorie intake during the intermittent fast is minimal.
Always remember that if it causes a significant insulin reaction, your fast will be broken.
Benefits of Having Cream in My Coffee During Intermittent Fasting
It is important to note that there are benefits to drinking cream in coffee during intermittent fasting. For example, it will help relieve headaches resulting from low blood sugar levels.
The cream helps the coffee to be smoother and taste better. It also makes the intermittent fasting process more enjoyable for you and your family members if they are picky about their caffeine intake.
It also aids in the promotion of long-term autophagy, which is advantageous.
Side Effect of Having Cream in My Coffee During Intermittent Fasting
Many people have experienced the benefits of taking cream in their coffee during intermittent fasting.
However, some people have not felt any effects from this. In fact, some people even have difficulty doing intermittent fasting with cream.
Some arguments against taking cream in coffee during intermittent fasting are that it can be hard on the stomach and some people do not want to gain weight while doing this type of diet because they may see a decrease in energy levels or appetite.
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