As Starbucks get more popular, we need a diet coffee. I know everyone is getting all excited that their Carmel Macchiato is going to be the best coffee for loosing weight. No, actually the best coffee to drink for weight loss is plain old black coffee. A cup of black coffee contains 5 calories for your average small cup. You will burn more calories driving to Starbucks than drinking this great diet coffee. Just a reminder to drink water as coffee is a diuretic.
I know some of you are already thinking black coffee doesn’t taste very good. The great news regular coffee can be just as rewarding. Light roast to dark roast and coffees from around the world have so many flavors, you just have start drinking your diet coffee. Starbucks has a coffee of the week which changes giving the diet coffee consumer new tastes every week. Most people think all black coffee tastes the same, yet they couldn’t be farther from the truth. There is so much sugar and fat in most people’s coffees which is all they taste. When you start drinking your coffees black you will notice all sorts of the subtle differences each coffee has in store. Kona Coffee from Maui is one of my personal favorites, for the taste and it always reminds me of Hawaii. You can put plenty of zero calorie sweeteners into your coffee if you have to. If you want by pass the sweeteners and enjoy the unique tastes of black coffee.
As a Personal Trainer it is always easy to recommend black coffee over the high sugar and fat coffees that have become the rage. A lot of the specialty coffees contain 300-500 calories. One cup of these coffees is the same amount calories as the average person’s small meal. If you are one of those thank drinks Starbucks everyday changing your coffee to their coffee of the week and you could be taking 3,500 calories a week from your diet.
Simple solutions like changing your coffee to our new diet coffee are great ways to achieve your results. Drinking black coffee allows a person to keep their normal routine. One of the hardest changes for people to make as the start a successful diet is changing behavior. Switching coffee can save lots of calories while still keeping the same habits.