We’ve made it to the final lap of our coffee marathon. If you’re just joining me now, you may want to read the previous blog posts on coffee, titled “Is Coffee Your Friend or Foe?” and “Coffee: How to Get the Most Bang Out of Your Cup”.
If you’ve worked this hard to create an amazing beverage, it’s a good idea to add the highest quality goodies that fits your budget. Coffee is best consumed black, but for many, cream and sugar are mandatory additions. Let’s keep it simple by breaking “accoutrements” down into 3 different categories: cream, sugar, and oils.
This is part II of my coffee blog post, "Is Coffee Your Friend Or Foe?". Though coffee preferences are incredibly diverse, I will continue to write only from the perspective of health and focus on maximizing antioxidant load and slashing toxicity exposure.
You now know that coffee is an amazing substance with a caveat that potential toxic exposure is mitigated. Correct sourcing and quality were detailed in the first part, but let’s move on to the next two items of important coffee considerations:
Preparation & Mode of Transportation
Shannon is a registered dietitian and functional nutritionist with a penchant for provocative topics, almond butter, and local theater.