Experts Agree on These 4 Health Benefits of Milk in Coffee
Coffee contains riboflavin, niacin, magnesium, and potassium. Its antioxidants protect cells from free radicals.
However, experts recommend adding milk to your daily coffee to boost its health advantages.
Breakfast protein helps build muscle and decrease weight, according to the American Society of Nutrition.
Milk—in coffee, oatmeal, or cereal—provides eight grams of protein per cup or one gram per ounce.
Delk recommends coffee with cream to relieve inflammation. Polyphenols, found in coffee beans, reduce oxidative stress and inflammation.
The Cleveland Clinic says inflammation causes heart disease, cancer, and Alzheimer's disease.
Milk also lowers the acidity of coffee. If coffee gives you heartburn, adding milk may help.
Dislike dairy milk? Better still. Almond milk, which is alkaline, helps reduce coffee acidity.