Iced Coffee Anyone?
A cool drink, and a shot of caffeine can seem like the ideal combo to perk you up on a hot summer day. But, iced coffee can have hidden pitfalls that set back your health goals. We Graded 3 popular iced coffee brands that aren't too tough on your heart-healthy eating plan.
Pure Coffee is naturally low in calories, sugar, and fat. Just like lattes and frappuccinos, Iced coffee can become a health challenge when extra ingredients like sugar, and cream are added to it. what Keeps these drinks from earning an A is the moderate content of sugar that is often added to iced coffee, even before it reaches your hands.
Aim to control what gets added to your coffee. Don't be shy about asking for sugar-free cream-free iced coffee, then add the ingredients you want in moderation.
Try substituting almond milk for cream and sugar. Add a shot of almond milk to your sugar-free iced coffee for a thicker consistency and subtle sweetness.