In our first three decades of marriage, Lisa and I didn’t exactly have sophisticated tastes when it came to coffee.
We drank Folger’s, typically flavoring it with manufactured creamers like what you see at right. As its ad copy says today:
Coffee mate Italian Sweet Creme flavor coffee creamer will transport you to a land of rich taste – right in your kitchen! Indulgently creamy and remarkably rich, the incredible flavor of Italian Sweet Creme is a silky smooth sip that’s lactose-free and cholesterol free.
Cholesterol free! That’s got to be healthy, right?
Check out the ingredients:
Water, Sugar and Vegetable Oil make up most of it.
With apologies to Meat Loaf, “Two out of three ain’t good!”
Stopping Sugar is #BodyBabyStep One, so on that basis alone you should get rid of these non-dairy creamers. Vegetable oil isn’t much better, as we’ll address in future posts.
But tomorrow I’ll show three wonderful ways you can enjoy coffee without spiking your insulin.
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