|Home > Expert Blogs > The Truth About Abs|
AboutCPT & Certified Nutrition Specialist, is the author of the international best-seller, The Truth about Six Pack Abs (TruthAboutAbs.com), with over 263,000 readers in 154 countries. Mike is also the co-author of the popular nutrition program, The Fat Burning Kitchen. In addition, Mike publishes the popular Lean-Body Secrets ezine with over 710,000 subscribers worldwide.
» Meet Mike Geary
» Save Author as Favorite
» See all Mike Geary's Posts
Recent Posts» What to Eat Between Meals
» 3 Awesomely Random Fitness & Nutrition Tips
» Fat Burning Mexican Lunch Recipe
» Better Sleep, Leaner You: Tips for Falling Asleep!
Archive» June 2010
» May 2010
» April 2010
» March 2010
» February 2010
» January 2010
One thing that may be tricky when trying to eat healthy is trying to find a healthy alternative to typical powdered coffee creamers or those little processed individual liquid coffee creamers, which usually contain high fructose corn syrup, hydrogenated oils, and other crappy "non-food" additives and chemicals.
While I usually don't drink coffee at home and I prefer teas of all different types, I do like to drink coffee while traveling... it's sort a treat for me since I don't drink it at home.
But instead of loading up the coffee with lots of sugars and chemical-laden artificial creamers, what we've been doing is using a can of coconut milk as our coffee creamer and using stevia for the sweetener.
The coconut milk is a healthier alternative because of the healthy fats, specifically the medium chain triglycerides (MCTs) it contains, which support your immune system and are a type of fat calories that are readily used for energy.
Although my family thought it was a little unusual to use the coconut cream/milk as a coffee creamer, after they tasted it, everybody really liked it.
If you're a coffee drinker and you've been hooked on all of those artificial chemical-laden coffee creamer powders or liquids, give coconut milk a try for a much healthier alternative!
Make sure to shake up the can of coconut milk before opening it, as some of the water can separate from the coconut cream. Also, if room temperature is below the mid-70's F, the coconut cream will harden a little, but putting the whole can in a bowl of warm water before opening it and then shaking it will mix the cream back up.
If you missed this article below, check it out to see 5 of the best fat burning foods:
Til next time,
Don't be lazy... be lean.
Certified Nutrition Specialist
Certified Personal Trainer
Author - The Truth About Six Pack Abs
How to Get Flat Abs
This blog was brought to you by Mike Geary and Truth About Abs.
Hot Topicsdiet, weight loss, fitness, motivation, abs, restaurants, health, calories, stress, challenge, gyms, support, goals, points, exercise, metabolism, food, recipe
Most Popular Searches
Most Popular Blogs» Longer, Leaner Thighs: 5 Best Exercises
» We Announce The Challenge WINNER!
» Best Vitamins Dieters Not Getting
» The Dangerous Escape Food Provides
» Janel Hits The Farmers Market
Highest Rated Blogs» Are You Portion Savvy?
» Labor Day Spicy BBQ Chicken Recipe
» Holiday Meal Madness
» Kick Start Your Metabolism
» Pack Your Kids a MyPlate Lunch