What is a Butter Coffee and learn why Harry Styles says it keeps him fit and healthy

A Butter Coffee, also known as a Bullet Coffee, has become popular because of the low carb diet trends requiring a mix of high fat, low carb, foods and beverages.

It also doesn’t hurt when Harry Styles has gone to press telling everyone he swears drinking bullet coffee helps him stay fit and healthy.

What is a Butter Coffee?

As the name suggests, its butter and coffee, but in fact its slightly more than just these two ingredients.

A Cutter Coffee is made up of three ingredients…

  1. Espresso coffee:  this can be made using Coffee Pods or grinding and brewing your own Coffee Beans 
  2. MCT oil (medium-chain triglycerides)
  3. Butter (grass fed butter)

What is MCT Oil:

MCT Oil is a fatty acid.  These fatty acids are all the rage because they don’t need to be digested by your stomach.  MCT Oil bypasses the gut and goes directly to the liver and converts into ketones.

The reason MCT Oil bypasses the gut is because its made from medium-chain triglycerides which comprise smaller molecules.  This medium-chain triglycerides is different from the other more common fats people eat which are made up of long-chain triglycerides (a “triglyceride” is a type of fat).

(The product image above is not recommended, nor does this product have anything to do with Vibe Coffee.  It is an example of what this product looks like only.  If you are interested in this product the recommendation is to Google “MCT Oil” to see the full selection available.)

What is Grass Fed Better:

Grass-fed butter comes from cows who are ranged on grasslands during the warm weather, and fed hay in colder months.   The diet of these cows are also supplemented with a small percentage of grain to help the cow stay healthy while producing milk in the winter.

This high standard of treatment for the cows produces butter (grass fed butter) which is richer in nutrients.


(The same comments made above for the MCT Oil image also apply for this butter product, it’s an example of the product.)

Butter Coffee Health Benefits:

The above breakdown of the ingredients proves there are benefits to be had.  Put simply, for anyone who is looking to boost energy levels and control hunger, a Butter Coffee is known to help and is why it’s so popular in the keto and paleo communities.

Below is a summary of the known health benefits for each ingredient.

Espresso Coffee health benefits:

Espresso coffee has been proven to benefit metabolism but combining espresso with MCT’s becomes a strong fat-burning drink.

Espresso coffee is known for its health-promoting antioxidants like chlorogenic acid, coffee may increase energy, enhance concentration, promote fat burning, and even reduce the risk of certain diseases.

MCT Oil health benefits:

MCTs has been proven to…

  • Increase energy and endurance
  • Stimulate the metabolism
  • Boost brain function
  • Linked to help satiety (not feeling hungry)
  • Boosts energy for those with Alzheimer’s disease

Grass-fed butter health benefits:

Grass-fed butter contains powerful antioxidants, including beta carotene, as well as higher amounts of anti-inflammatory omega-3 fatty acids.

Grass fed butter is high in butyric acid, a known anti-inflammatory.

Studies of shown butyric acid (which is where butter got its name) has improved patients with Crohn’s and contributes to colon health.

How to Make a Butter Coffee:

The great news is, because grass fed butter and MCT Oil is available in grocery stores, you can easily make this drink in your home.

Step 1:  Make the Espresso coffee

Create your Espresso coffee using one of the many Vibe Coffee pod blends or Vibe Coffee beans.  The volume of coffee to use is enough to fill a standard coffee cup.  Around 8 to 10 ounces.

The recommendation to use espresso coffee is because of the known health benefits (see above).

Step 2:  Add the healthy fats

The standard volume of fats to add are…

  • 2 tablespoons of grass fed butter
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons of MCT oil (or coconut oil)

Step 3:  Blend ingredients together

Put all three ingredients into a blender, and blend until the drink is smooth and creamy.

You are done!

The Final Word:

We at Vibe Coffee hope the above information helps to explain the world of the Butter Coffee!  There is a lot more information on this type of drink, we have only scratched the surface.   If this article has stimulated your interest then mission accomplished!

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