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Experts Finally Agree on the Smartest Way to Drink Your Coffee

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We love to hear about coffee benefits. There’s nothing quite like knowing you’re getting a boost of health along with your favorite cup of joe, so the likelihood of a longer life, a lower risk for developing type 2 diabetes, and skin cancer protection are just a few of our favorite benefits of coffee out there.

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But are you sure you’re really taking advantage of all the coffee benefits out there? Take a look at what’s inside your cup besides the coffee and you might be surprised. Chances are, if you’re opting for flavored syrups, you won’t be reaping as many coffee benefits as you could be getting if you picked another filler for your cup. There’s another one that’s far more nutritious—and more filling!

Speaking of filling, if you think coffee is all you need to fill you up during a meal, think again. Though coffee is an appetite suppressant, it should never be used as a meal replacement. Actually, it should accompany nutritious food, rather than canceling it out.

Find out how to get all the coffee benefits that the beverage has to offer in the healthiest ways possible in the video below. Then, drink up!

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