Food, Online Magazine

Fear the Fats and Eat Them Anyway

Profile photo of Jou Pabalate

Jou Pabalate

Regional Editorial Manager at Destination Riyadh


By Coach Sara

Add butter to your morning coffee?

I’ve actually been a butter-lover for two years now ever since I read about it in a Time Magazine article titled “Eat Butter.” Yes, you read that right. In a world where fat is the enemy, and fat-free mayonnaise our bestie. But while this title may be distressful to many, it actually challenges some of our core beliefs and backs it up with research and common sense.

What is Bulletproof Coffee?

Bulletproof Coffee is the invention of Dave Asprey, an entrepreneur and health blogger. It’s a blend of a combination of organic coffee, grass-fed butter and MCT oil (also called brain octane oil, made by processing coconut and palm kernel oils to change the chemical structure, making them more easily digested and absorbed).


Ideally, you want to have your bulletproof coffee for breakfast. This means you won’t have the usual protein, fiber and carb combo but you will be having nothing but caffeine and fat instead. Why? According to Asprey, you feel energized due to caffeine; we all know that but what about fat? Restricting carbohydrates will help your body burn fat for energy, suppress release of insulin which in return will maximize your body’s production of growth hormones. Fat will act as an appetite suppressant, which could help you eat less throughout the day and eventually lose weight.

But even with all these benefits, butter in your coffee does not sound very appetizing. I was intrigued enough to try it for myself.


My Experience

I ordered the bulletproof coffee, bulletproof brain octane oil, grass-fed butter and organic ghee. I would like to report that my butter was rejected by Saudi customs but that’s fine since I still had my ghee. The plan was to drink bulletproof coffee every morning for seven consecutive days.

Day one: I blended my French pressed coffee, brain octane oil and organic ghee. Smells delicious, looks weird and tastes strange. That cup of coffee was not my cup of tea. But I drank it anyway. Ten minutes into the drinking of the coffee, I noticed a shift in my mood. I caught myself humming Frank Sinatra on my way to work. “I Got You Under My Skin” with a little bit of a sway in the back seat of the car. But there was something wrong. Dave said I should see a foamy layer but my coffee was not foamy, it actually did not look like it blended pretty well.


By day two, I decided to add in butter instead of ghee. A girl must get her foam. Butter blended perfectly and the coffee tasted so much better, foam and all. But my conscious was killing me. I was using regular butter and even if it may still have some of the organic butter benefits, I couldn’t help but feel guilty adding it to my coffee. So for the rest of week I was alternating between regular coffee and organic ghee till day seven.

The Verdict: 100 percent better attention, concentration and satiety. Downside: it was hard to find the organic products.

You Might Also Like



  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3

    Great blog you have here.. It’s hard to find good quality writing like
    yours these days. I seriously appreciate individuals like you!

    Take care!!

    Here is my web page :: burner garcinia cambogia (Arthur)

  4. 4
  5. 5

    Start from massage therapy upper areas like shoulders, apply oil and stroke
    this area starting from lower end of the procedure. If this son somehow
    reappears–and there have been no differences. Depression in pregnancy
    is a risk factor for postpartum depression. Acupuncture
    is related to an over reaction of the body. Simply, acupuncture means stimulating certain particles of the biped body in rule to archive specific outputs.
    We found a significant different for most secondary outcomes between acupuncture and sham acupuncture,
    symptom scores improved from 2.

    Also visit my homepage … http://Kascl.Com

  6. 6

    With a punishing tour schedule, it is a wonder how she continues to look luminous and fresh.
    A slightly faster style of yoga that moves between a series of yoga postures whilst maintaining synchronized
    breathing. The normal person is likely to welcome a moderate amount of attention –
    verbal and non-verbal – in the form of affirmation, approval, or admiration.

  7. 7

    The initial house I purchased was develop in the 1860 s with no inoodr plumbing services austin (Bernice) except for a kitchen pump connected
    to a point nicely in the basement (fairly standard).

  8. 8

    And once again, Master Tung’s points that are painful, tight or tender known as ashi
    points are also commonly used. The most common and simplest would be
    its ability to treat problems of the gums and teeth. For example, remedial massage is used on the affected parts of the body massage
    therapy to clear away illness and promote good muscle tone.
    It is true that, while focussing on treatment, also emphasises the importance of massage.

    Here is my web blog ::

  9. 9
  10. 10

    Do you have a spam problem on this site; I also
    am a blogger, and I was wondering your situation; we have developed some nice methods and we are looking to exchange methods with other folks,
    please shoot me an e-mail if interested.

    Here is my weblog … EllenMSterry

  11. 11

    Hello there! This can be my first holiday to your
    website! We are a group of volunteers and starting a whole new initiative
    in the community within the same niche. Your blog site provided us useful information to be effective on. You may have done a marvellous job!

    my web blog BrittVObando

  12. 12

    Terrific work! This is the sort of information that
    will be shared across the internet. Disgrace on the search engines for now
    not positioning this post upper! Occur over and seek advice
    from my website . Thanks =)

    My homepage: OrphaNBoza

  13. 13

    Hello, i read your site occasionally and that i own a comparable one and
    i was only curious if you achieve plenty of spam remarks?
    If how can you reduce it, any plugin or what you can suggest?
    I have so much lately it’s driving me mad so any help is incredibly much appreciated.

    Here is my web site; JonQBurgardt

  14. 14
  15. 15
  16. 16

    Having look at this I believed it absolutely was rather enlightening.
    I appreciate you spending a bit of time as well as to set these details together.
    One time i again find myself spending way too much time both reading and posting comments.
    But just what exactly, it was still worth it!

    Feel free to visit my page :: MinhOSirucek

  17. 17

    It’s appropriate a chance to earn some plans
    for future years and it is actually time for you to be at liberty.
    I’ve read this post and if I could I need to suggest you some interesting things or suggestions.
    Maybe you can write next articles making reference to this informative article.
    I wish to read more things about it!

    Visit my website :: CleoQHoeffer

  18. 18
  19. 19

    septic system maintenance massachusetts (Katrin) tanks in Monroeville could become backed up quite rapidly,
    and you can locate yourself with a quite untidy trouble on your hands.

  20. 20
  21. 21

    After looking over many of the blog articles on the blog, I actually appreciate your strategy for blogging.
    I bookmarked it to my bookmark website list and will
    also be checking back soon. Please visit my website too and let me
    know your feelings.

    Also visit my website – MelonyZKelln

  22. 22

    Howdy! Quick question that’s completely off topic. Do you know learning to make
    your site mobile friendly? My website looks weird
    when viewing from my iphone4. I’m trying to find a theme or plugin that might be able to correct
    this problem. When you have any recommendations, please share.
    Many thanks!

    Feel free to surf to my page … LeishaPYozzo

  23. 23

    An outstanding share! I have just forwarded this onto a co-worker who has been doing a little research on this.
    And he actually ordered me lunch simply because I discovered it for him…
    lol. So let me reword this…. Thanks for the meal!! But yeah, thanks for
    spending some time to talk about this issue here on your web site.

    Here is my weblog ArlieZAntman

  24. 24
  25. 25
  26. 26
  27. 27

    I know this if off topic but I’m looking into starting my own blog and was curious what all is required
    to get setup? I’m assuming having a blog like yours would cost a pretty penny?
    I’m not very internet smart so I’m not 100% sure.
    Any recommendations or advice would be greatly appreciated.
    Thank you

  28. 28

    I’m amazed, I actually have to admit. Rarely do I encounter a blog that’s
    both equally educative and engaging, and without
    a doubt, you have hit the nail in the head. The issue is
    something which too few folks are speaking intelligently about.

    I’m delighted I discovered this in my hunt for something regarding

    My blog post – SidISgambati

  29. 29

    Oh my goodness! Incredible article dude! Thank you so much, However I am experiencing difficulties with your RSS.
    I don’t know why I am unable to subscribe to it. Is there
    anybody else having similar RSS issues? Anyone who knows the solution will
    you kindly respond? Thanx!!

  30. 30
  31. 31
  32. 32
  33. 33
  34. 34
  35. 35
  36. 36
  37. 37
  38. 38
  39. 39
  40. 40
  41. 41
  42. 42
  43. 43
  44. 44
  45. 45

    I’m impressed, I have to admit. Seldom do I encounter a blog that’s both equally educative and entertaining, and let me tell you, you’ve hit the nail on the head. The issue is an issue that not enough people are speaking intelligently about. Now i’m very happy that I stumbled across this in my hunt for something relating to this.
    r酶de nike roshe run tilbud酶de-nike-roshe-run-tilbud-36501454

  46. 46
  47. 47

    I hardly leave a response, however after reading through some of the responses here %BLOG_TITLE%. I do have a couple of questions for you if you do not mind. Is it only me or does it look like a few of these responses appear like they are written by brain dead folks? 😛 And, if you are posting at other places, I would like to follow|keep up with} everything fresh you have to post. Would you list of every one of all your social community sites like your linkedin profile, Facebook page or twitter feed?
    asics ni帽os outlet帽os-outlet-24500070

  48. 48
  49. 49

    Hey I know this is off topic but I was wondering if you knew of any widgets I could add to my blog that automatically tweet my newest twitter updates. I’ve been looking for a plug-in like this for quite some time and was hoping maybe you would have some experience with something like this. Please let me know if you run into anything. I truly enjoy reading your blog and I look forward to your new updates.
    adidas originals adilette

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>