Medifast Recipes > Soups and drinks > Medifast Iced Coffee Recipe
- French Vanilla Shake (1.0 packet)
- Espresso Coffee (1.0 oz)
- Splenda with Fiber (1.0 packet)
- Ice Cubes (0.5 cup)
- Cold Water (0.5 cup)
This recipe will teach you how to prepare that thick and chilly coffee shake delight flavored with coffee.
- Prepare your blender and put the following ingredients on it – 1 package Medifast vanilla shake, 1 shot of espresso, 1 pack of Splenda, and ½ cup of water. Blend all the ingredients until you achieve a smooth mixture.
- Then gently add the ice cubes into the blender. Blend it again until you have a smooth and foamy like a shake.
- Transfer your shake in a glass. Stir and enjoy.
- Coffee Health Benefits:
Health Benefit #1: Prevent Dental Cavities
The Trigoneline compound which can be found in Coffee is responsible for the coffee’s aroma and bitter taste. It also has antibacterial and anti-adhesive properties that help prevents formation of dental cavities.
Health Benefit #2: Boost Athleticism
Caffeine in coffee or other forms was considered a “controlled” substance by the Olympic Games Committee because it is known to be a great aid in improving athletic endurance and performance.
Health Benefit #3: Mood Improvement
Dopamine is responsible in boosting energy and preventing depression after moderate intake of caffeine.
Health Benefit #4: Pain Relief
A report in the Archives of Internal Medicine shows that adding about 65 milligrams of caffeine to ibuprofen, aspirin, or acetaminorphen increase pain relief by around 40 percent. Two cups of brewed coffee may also reduce post-exercise muscle pain by up to 48%.
Health Benefit #5: Headache Relief
Caffeine is frequently used as a medicine to aid headaches, especially migraine and cluster headaches.
Health Benefit #6: Asthma Relief
It can manage asthma and control attacks when medication is not available.
Health Benefit #7: Protect from Cold
Caffeine opens narrowed bronchial tubes; this is why it is also known to be a decongestant.
Health Benefit #8: Keep you Awake and Alert
One of the most popular benefits of coffee intake is to boost your concentration to keep you more alert and awake.
Health Benefit #9: High Level of Antioxidants
It contains antioxidants which can help your body repair damaged cells which is caused by free radicals.
Health Benefit #10: Reduce the Risk of Parkinson Disease by 80%
Six studies show that people who have regular coffee intake are up to 80% less likely to develop Parkinson disease.
Health Benefit #11: Reduce the Risk of Stroke by 43% for Women
A study of 83,000 nurses who never smoked shows that 4 cups of coffee a day can cut the risk of stroke by 43%.
Health Benefit #12: Reduce the Risk of Gallstones by almost 50%
Coffee intake can reduce 25% risk of gallstone development on women, while men who drink 2 cups of coffee a day may reduce their risk by 40%. Those who have more than 4 cups of coffee a day had a 45% lower risk.
Health Benefit #13: Reduce the Risk of Cirrhosis by 80%
A study showed that out of 125,000 coffee drinkers, one cup of coffee a day cut the risk of alcoholic cirrhosis of the live by 20%. 4 cups a day reduced the risk by 80%.
Health Benefit #14: Reduce the Risk of Alzheimer Disease by 65%
A study of 1,400 middle-aged Finns shows that 5 cups of coffee a day can reduce the risk of Alzheimer disease by 65%.
Other health benefits include reducing the risk of colon cancer by 50%, dementia by 65%, diabetes by 60%, and reduce the risk of heart disease by 25% for women. There are a lot of health benefits that you can get from coffee intake. But it is important to make sure that you do not take too much of it that might not be good to your health.
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Nutritional Information for 1 Serving