Can Drinking Coffee With Melted Butter Really Make You Lose Weight?

Whichever way you take your coffee—whether black, with a scoop of sugar or with just a splash of almond milk—it likely doesn’t involve a spoonful of melted grass-fed butter. But could this unlikely combination suppress hunger and promote weight loss? Marketed as Bulletproof coffee, we once thought that this was a diet fad ready to lose traction and disappear altogether. Yet it’s still something that pops up on health blogs and Instagram accounts the world over. In fact, health fanatics, celebrities and other insiders (basically everyone in L.A.) still swear by it. So we set out to investigate what all the hype is about and whether we should finally jump on this wellness bandwagon.

Keep reading to learn about Bulletproof coffee—and if it can actually help you drop pounds.