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Why are people adding protein to their coffee?

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 1st October, 2021 03:10:24 PM
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Why are people adding protein to their coffee?


As the name suggests protein coffee is replacing the milk from your cup of coffee with protein powder. It is being suggested that it is one of the healthiest ways to add coffee and protein into your morning routine and to reap benefits.

How to make protein coffee?

There is no standard recipe to follow while making proffee. Either you can add espresso to a protein shake or blend few scoops of plant protein powder when preparing your iced coffee. Another great alternative is to add vegan milk, which is a source of plant protein in place of cow milk for preparing the coffee.

The amount of protein powder in your drink may vary depending on your taste bud and need for the day. On average one scoop would be enough as it would provide you with around 20 grams of protein, reports TOI.

How this combination is believed to be helpful?

Protein intake is necessary for the growth, repair and regeneration of cells. Our body requires 0.8 grams of protein per kilo of body weight every day. The requirement increases when you are exercising and trying to build muscles.

Besides, taking protein may also keep you feel fuller for a longer time and prevent unhealthy munching.

Coffee on the other hand can provide greater strength, power, and endurance during a workout. Taking after the workout can help refuel muscles and recover quickly from rigorous exercising.

Eggs, oatmeal, quinoa are some of the great sources of high-quality protein that can help to keep you fuller for a longer time and provide other nutrients to the body.