Have you heard of “proffee”? It is the latest drink taking over TikTok and you’ve probably already seen many TikTokers going through Starbucks or Dunkin drive-throughs and ordering an espresso over ice and then topping it with an entire carton of vanilla Premier Protein. But is this drink actually healthy? Here’s everything you need to know about proffee.
Is it Healthy?
Premier Protein has become popular as a healthy alternative to sugar and coffee in creamer. The protein powder has actually been around since the ’90s and recently the keto and gluten-free community have taken notice of it because it’s gluten-free and keto-friendly. It also only has four grams of carbs per serving.
Protein powders with why protein are better for you than coffee creamers because the body digests them slower and you’ll stay full longer. You also won’t have blood sugar crashes that are associated with lots of sugar.
Can You Replace a Meal with Proffee?
Tiktokers rave about how drinking proffee will curb your appetite, but it shouldn’t be used as a meal replacement. It’s best used to supplement your protein intake and to add more to your meals and snacks.
Should You Try It?
If you love coffee and need more protein in your diet, this drink is perfect for you. Just remember to consume it in moderation as you should most things.