7 Healthy Additions To Coffee To Amp Up Your Morning Caffeine Fix

If you're a caffeine addict, reading about coffee's health benefits is kind of a huge relief. Want more good news? It could be even healthier! By incorporating these delicious ingredients into your next cup, you can boost the benefits of your favorite morning drinks. Try them out, mix them up, and give the caffeine addict in you a pat on the back.

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Cocoa powder

Yep, I’m talking about the stuff chocolate is made of. In case you’re not aware, unsweetened cocoa powder is full of antioxidants, minerals and vitamins. It also acts as an anti-depressant. Perfect coffee addition found.


All about spicy/sweet flavors? Try cinnamon in your coffee. Not only is it rich in manganese, iron, calcium and fiber, but it can also lead to weight loss. By delaying the passing of food from the stomach into your intestines, cinnamon makes you feel fully for longer—pretty cool, right?


Ever heard of ”bulletproof” coffee? It’s this thing where you blend butter into your coffee. A little weird, I know, but before you completely dismiss the idea, it can apparently help prevent hunger and make you more energized. Perhaps butter isn’t so bad after all…

Maple syrup

First of all, not only does pure maple syrup taste awesome, but it’s also a great alternative to boring old sugar when it comes to coffee. The benefits? It helps fight cancer, it’s easy on the digestive system (so no bloating), it wards off illness, and you can also put it on waffles. Can’t argue with that.


It’s pretty hard to go wrong with vanilla. It is, after all, a key ingredient in pretty much anything sweet and baked (so you know it’s good). For some strange reason it’s not as popular in coffee, but it should be because it reduces anxiety and stimulates sexual desire. Nothing wrong with feeling relaxed and sexy.

Almond milk

It feels like there are way too many choices when it comes to choosing milk these days, but you seriously can’t go wrong with unsweetened almond milk. It’s a great alternative to creamer if you’re going vegan without switching to black coffee. Almond milk also has loads of other health benefits: it’s good for your skin, bones, muscles, skin, and digestion (just to name a few).


Another great alternative to sugar is honey! You won’t need as much and it’s pretty delicious (especially with a little almond milk). Honey can also help alleviate certain ailments, like a sore throat, acid reflux, and even allergies—so you can feel good about adding that extra spoonful.