Caloric deficit is important if you want to lose weight. Black coffee is a low caloric drink having five calories in eight ounces. It has  multiple nutrients, including magnesium, potassium, and antioxidants, causing enhanced digestion, better heart health, and good muscle function. Furthermore, it has caffeine for boosted metabolism that increases weight loss. But the calories can increase if you add sugar and fats from milk.

Tips to healthily sweeten black coffee

Use honey

Honey is a natural sugar that can be added to black coffee the healthy way. It contains minerals and vitamins like A, B, and C. It also has antioxidants, calcium, and potassium for attacking bacteria while improving taste.


Cinnamon is a natural sweeter with a strong and fabulous flavor. Research suggests it can reduce inflammation and boost metabolism to help shed more calories and fight infections. Simply add a teaspoonful and enjoy.

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MS, University of Tartu
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Using the acquired academic and professional experience, I advise patients with various complaints about mental health - depressed mood, nervousness, lack of energy and interest, sleep disorders, panic attacks, obsessive thoughts and anxieties, difficulty concentrating, and stress. In my free time, I love to paint and go on long walks on the beach. One of my latest obsessions is sudoku – a wonderful activity to calm an unease mind.

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