How to Make the PERFECT Nespresso
You can’t beat a cup of coffee. It is the 2nd most consumed liquid in the world behind water boasting physical and cognitive performance benefits. Endless variations have been crafted so we created our own to boost your productivity and health.
Any coffee appliance will suffice but we will use a Nespresso for this piece. Here’s how to use one to make the perfect start to your day!
Pick your Coffee... Then add Stevia
Once you’ve decided on your favorite coffee, add a small dap of Stevia to sweeten your beverage. Stevia is a natural plant-based sweetener. It comes in powder form under a variety of different brands, and is 20 to 30 times sweeter than refined cane or beet sugar. Plus there is no insulin spike or excess calories.
As such, you only need a little bit, maybe a quarter teaspoon per cup.
Ritual AM - A Secret Ingredient
Ambrosia’s Ritual AM is designed to enhance your coffee’s ingredient profile and taste. It includes valid, proven ingredients to augment your cognitive function and improve your physical performance.
MCT’s (Medium Chain Triglycerides)
MCT’s (medium chain triglycerides) are a saturated fat found in coconut oil, palm kernel oil and dairy, offering a variety of positive health benefits. As opposed to normal long-chain triglycerides, MCT’s digest rapidly in the liver then enter bloodstream making them a viable fuel source for the body & brain.
MTC promotes liver ketogenesis - the process of increasing ketone production. Ketones are an alternative fuel source the body & brain can use derived from fats as opposed to glucose (carbohydrates). They exist as the fuel source during ketosis when one restricts their body of carbohydrates, otherwise known as going ‘keto’.
One of the biggest benefits ketones offer is that the brain loves them! Some ketones such as BHB (3-hydroxybutyric acid), may even be a more efficient source of fuel for the brain than glucose.
Ritual AM provides you with BHB’s in every scoop, and considering they’re exogenous (externally supplied) they enable you to reap the benefits from ketones whether you’re on a keto diet or not!
MCT’s have also been found to potentially suppress fat storage through promoting triglycerides as a fuel source, making them a great pairing to the thermogenic properties of caffeine and coffee.
Do not be wary of ill-effects from MCT's. This saturated fat was found to not increase the risk of metabolic diseases such as coronary heart disease or aestheroschrelosis when compared to olive oil - an unsaturated fat.
Ritual also contains Velositol - a patented dietary complex of Amylopectin (a type of carbohydrate) and Chromium (a mineral). The combination has been shown to increase rates of muscle protein synthesis (MPS).
Research proves the Velositol formula augments the MPS stimulation elicited by dietary protein, through inhibiting the ubiquitin–proteasome pathway and in turn, inducing anabolic metabolism.
This doubles of the protein synthetic effect you get from your food, making Ritual AM is a great way to naturally enhance your gains throughout the day, simply by drinking coffee!
Better still, Ritual AM is vegan friendly!
So go ahead and make another cup, time to make your coffee do more for you!