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5 Healthy Ways to Enhance Your Cup of Coffee

We'll sleep when we're dead—but maybe we can avoid death for a little longer with these relaxing, rejuvenating supplements.

It's autumn, which means that we're all downing all the hot, warm drinks we can these days.

From hot cider to tea to hot toddies, there are infinite numbers of delicious hot drinks to enjoy. But of course, nothing will ever replace coffee.

But are you bored with your ordinary coffee? Want to enhance it with something other than whiskey? Or perhaps you're looking for ways to improve your health other than horrible blue-grey smoothies or giant pills. If that's the case, here are five great ways to make your coffee a bit healthier.

1. CBD Powder

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A few drops of CBD oil can change your whole perspective, helping you relax and improving your life. Caliper CBD comes as a powder which you can easily mix into a cup of tea, coffee, or cider to add a whole new level of calm and relaxation to your drink experience.

2. Turmeric Powder

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Turmeric Powder

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Turmeric can help reduce inflammation, detox your liver, enhance memory, improve your immune system, and enhance your overall health, and it's a great flavorful addition to any hot drink. Add it to your morning coffee, try turmeric egg nog, or spice up your hot apple cider with a pinch or two of this orange miracle substance. We suggest this smooth turmeric latte, which uses coconut oil and can be made hot or cold.

3. Ashwagandha Powder

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Turmeric can help reduce inflammation, detox your liver, enhance memory, improve your immune system, and enhance your overall health, and it's a great flavorful addition to any hot drink. Add it to your morning coffee, try turmeric egg nog, or spice up your hot apple cider with a pinch or two of this orange miracle substance. We suggest this smooth turmeric latte, which uses coconut oil and can be made hot or cold.

4. L-Theanine

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This popular supplement allegedly supplements your alpha brain waves—meaning it can help increase your levels of relaxation and calm, undoing the anxiety that coffee can sometimes create and even helping you sleep. This amino acid can also be naturally found in green and black teas, but if you can't quite bring yourself to exchange your coffee for tea, then at least you can supplement your addiction with a little chill pill.

5. MCT Oil

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MTC Oil

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MCTs (or medium-chain triglycerides) are healthy, easily digestible fats. They're available in powder form, so are perfect to add to your coffee, and can increase energy and fuel your brain. Some studies have even found that this oil can help fight epilepsy and Alzheimer's disease.

Of course, you could also try drinking less coffee, getting more sleep and eating a balanced diet, but let's be real. It's 2020, no one is giving up coffee. We'll sleep when we're dead—but at least we can possibly put off death a little longer by working on our health, relaxing a little, and pouring a whole lot of powders into our favorite drinks.

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