Coffee enthusiasts have a daily routine. However, scientists suggest black coffee drinkers may benefit from changing their regimen.
Coffee contains riboflavin, niacin, magnesium, and potassium. Its antioxidants protect cells from free radicals.
A dash of milk adds "many vitamins and minerals, especially calcium and vitamin D."
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.
She said polyphenols, present in plants like coffee beans, decrease 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.
Better still. Almond milk, which is alkaline, helps reduce coffee acidity.