For the coffee lovers, serving black coffee without any additional is a real pleasure. The reason is simple, to maintain the authenticity of the taste of the coffee. However, it cannot be denied that there is coffee lovers that prefer to add creamer in coffee that are served. Both are equally delicious, it all depends on individual tastes. But do you know the basic ingredients and content of creamer? Try to check your usual creamer wrap use and note the composition is written in there. Here’s an example:
Ingredients: Corn Syrup Solids, Partially Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil. (May Contain One Or More Of The Following Oils: Soybean, Canola, Sunflower, Corn, Or Cottonseed). Sodium Caseinate (A Milk Derivative), Dipotassium Phosphate Contains 2% Or Less Of Mono- And Diglycerides Sodium Silicialuminate, Soy Lechithin Artifical Flavor, Artifical Color.
We will discuss some of the basic ingredients of creamer which in our opinion is indeed harmful to body health.
If we look at the composition, the materials are written at the beginning is portions, ingredients with the most widely used. Then the most servings are “Corn Syrup Solids” are also a major source of sugar. So for those of you who have diabetes should as quickly as possible to leave to use the creamer. But for those of you who have high cholesterol please to be careful, because corn syrup solids contained in the creamer could not be processed by the other organs in the body other than the liver, so that if it builds up in the liver may damage liver cells and can also increase the levels of triglycerides (a type of fat is the main blood flow) within you.
Then we can see the next ingredient is “Partially Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil” or that we are familiar with the term trans fat. The process of creating trans fat does with compacting oil liquid (usually vegetable oil/vegetable oil) with hydrogen gas in the process known as hydrogenation. This process is done to enhance oxidation’s stability in order not easily undergo oxidation process. How do trans fats affect your health? Trans fat is considered a type of fat what is the most dangerous to humans because it raises your bad (LDL) cholesterol levels and lower your good (HDL) cholesterol levels (healthyforgood.heart.org). Eating trans fats increases your risk of developing heart disease and stroke. It’s also associated with a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes. However, you don’t have to worry. You can still enjoy your coffee with an extra creamer by looking for healthy substitute for coffee creamer.
He’s a few tips to find out what is the healthiest coffee creamer for us. Check this out..
- Coconut Milk
The coconut milk was not only used for a mixture of food, but also It could be used against coffee. No such presumption those who consider that the coconut milk will make cholesterol in the blood increases, the fact of coconut milk instead being a healthy source of food. Coconut milk is rich in minerals and vitamins also contain medium-chain triglycerides that are able to reduce weight. Coconut milk can also be used as milk substitutes as an alternative for those who are allergic to milk.
- Real Milk
Real milk can we find in many forms ranging from liquid such as milk also in cream form. Although real milk originating from animals and is rich in fat, pure milk does not increase the risk of heart disease and also does not increase cholesterol levels in the blood. Real milk is very good for consumption of the body, in every 100 grams of milk contained heat of 70.5 kilo calories, protein as much as 3.4 grams, fat 3.7 grams, contains 125 milligrams of calcium, while the percentage of absorption in the body of 98%-100%. But if you have an allergy to animal protein, it is advisable not to use pure milk as an alternative on your coffee creamer.
- Almond milk
Almond milk is the obvious choice for vegans and people who are allergic to lactose. In addition, almond milks calories 50% lower than cow’s milk. As delivered by Kristin Kirkpatrick, dieticians and health nutrition services manager in Cleveland Clinic’s Wellness Institute “almond milk has benefits for people who want to lose weight, because it is not animal products, and also it has no cholesterol”. But a protein that contained almond milk is lower compared to cow’s milk. A glass of almond milk has only 1 gram of protein than cow’s milk have 8 grams. In addition, the content of calcium in milk almonds only 2 milligrams compared calcium content of cow’s milk contains 300 milligrams.
That’s some alternative of the best coffee creamer that very healthy when consumed. You just choose according to your needs.