30 Apr '16, 11pm

Bulletproof Coffee: Is It Good For Your Health?

Bulletproof Coffee: Is It Good For Your Health?

Bulletproof coffee—the concept of loading your cup of Joe up with long-chain saturated fatty acids such as those found in coconut oil and butter—has come en vogue in entrepreneurial circles. The drink of choice for many of Silicon Valley’s entrepreneurs, the fat-loaded drink is meant to curb hunger, increase energy and provide the body with the saturated fatty acids that more and more research is showing to be beneficial . However, recent developments may show that drinking bulletproof coffee could cause lipid levels to spike. What does that mean for health, and how can we derive the health benefits of high-fat diets in a way that won’t pose such a risk? Why Eating Fats is So Important First things first: Why would anyone want to consume MORE saturated fat? We’ve been told for years that saturated fat is directly responsible for heart disease. Elevated cholesterol is also ...

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