Food - Drink
The Secret ingredient To Make Coffee Less Acidic
By LAUREN ROTHMAN
For many coffee lovers, the first sip of joe in the morning is one of the best parts of the day; however, the acidity in coffee can cause heartburn or stomach problems in some drinkers. If you love the flavor and caffeine boost of coffee, but it doesn't always agree with you, try adding this ingredient.
To make coffee more gentle on your digestive system, try not to drink it on an empty stomach; you can also shop for low-acid coffee. However, a simple way to enjoy your favorite roast without unpleasant side effects is to add a little ghee, an Indian-style clarified butter, to neutralize the acid.
Ghee has a high calcium content, which helps counteract some of coffee’s acidity, and also contains butyrate, an anti-inflammatory fatty acid that can improve intestinal health. You can buy either ghee or make your own, then add it to your next cup of joe and enjoy a no-risk, delicious coffee experience.