Your 9 Worst Coffee Habits

Coffee can be a good or bad thing depending on how you drink it


Try to steer clear of these dangerous coffee habits.

Drinking coffee comes with countless benefits. It can wake you up and get you through a workout, it can help prevent disease, and finally, it tastes delicious. No matter how you take your coffee, there’s always a way for it to warm your soul and put a smile on your face.

Your 10 Worst Coffee Habits (Slideshow)

If you consume coffee often, you’ve probably developed your “own way”  to enjoy this versatile drink. However, no matter how you like your coffee, there are a few habits no one should be practicing when they drink it.

Why add unnecessary fats and sugars to a drink that doesn’t need it? Or, why spend money on pricy fancy coffee to wake up in the morning when you can probably make it better yourself before you leavet home? Believe it or not, there are ways to sip on your morning cup without feeling any guilt. In order to stop your worst coffee habits, you have to be able to identify them first.

Think you’re sipping coffee like a pro? Take a look at 10 of the worst coffee habits and see if any apply to you.

Adding Whipped Cream

Whipped cream

Skip the "whipp" and drink a real cup of coffee.

Coffee isn’t hot chocolate, so there’s no need to treat it as if it were. Even if you’re enjoying a non-traditional coffee drink, whipped cream is for dessert. It doesn’t belong in your coffee.

Adding Sugar

Extra sugar

Sugar is never a good idea.

Just as a salad becomes less healthy when you add dressing, coffee becomes less healthy when you add sugar. Putting sugar in anything can have dire consequences, and coffee is no exception.