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Is Keto Coffee Good For You?

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Obi Obadike

Obi Obadike

Celebrity Fitness & Nutrition Expert, CFT, SFN, M.S. Founder & CEO – Ethical Inc.
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Is Keto coffee good for you? Keto coffee is based off a diet that is high in fats, low in carbs and the result is getting to your body to ketosis in a brief period. A keto diet is a high fat, low carb, moderate protein diet. It forces the body to burn fat for fuel instead of glucose. The body’s main go to energy source has always been carbs. So when you are in the Ketosis state your fats replace carbs for your go to energy source.

Keto coffee contains butter and medium chain triglyceride, (MCT) oil. If you are on a diet, then the MCT’s in Keto coffee can help you feel more satisfied and prevent you from overeating. Some of the benefits of Keto coffee are similar to drinking regular coffee which are more mental clarity, more energy, less hunger, and more focus.

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What changes regular coffee to keto coffee is the added fats in MCT and butter. Those fats help Keto dieters get their daily fats intake. The quickest and most efficient way for anybody to get into ketosis state is just restricting your carbs to less than 50 grams per day.

There is nothing special or unique about keto coffee other than the butter and MCT oil. That is the only significant difference between Keto coffee vs regular coffee.

The nutrient value of a standard 8 ounce of Keto butter coffee with two tablespoons of coconut oil and unsalted butter are:

  • Calories- 445
  • Carbs- 0 grams
  • Total Fat- 50 grams
  • Protein- 0 grams
  • Fiber- 0 grams
  • Sodium- 9% of the Reference Daily Intake- (RDI)
  • Vitamin A- 20% of the RDI

It is important to know that 85% of the fat in butter keto coffee is saturated fat. If you consume a high amount of saturated fat it is linked to heart disease and high cholesterol levels.

There was a study on men who ate breakfast containing 22 grams of MCT oil for 4 weeks. The result of the study showed they consumed 220 fewer calories at lunch and lost more bodyfat than men who ate a breakfast high in long chain triglycerides. Other research studies have shown reduced hunger and greater weight loss results following a low-calorie diet with high MCT’s.

Some ketogenic diet friendly meals are eggs, avocado, spinach, cheese, nuts, seeds, salmon.

“There is nothing special or unique about keto coffee other than the butter and MCT oil. That is the only significant difference between Keto coffee vs regular coffee.” Celebrity Fitness & Nutrition Expert Obi Obadike

The Bottom Line is Keto coffee isn’t bad for you other than the extra MCT oil and butter which increases your daily saturated fat intake. Keto coffee has all the positive effects that regular coffee has such as mental clarity, increased energy levels, satiety, etc.

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