Jessica Marksbury

February 21, 2021

Could a latte be your new secret weapon?

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While some golfers skip morning java to avoid caffeine jitter, for many of us coffee is an integral part of the sunrise routine. But did you not only know that you wake up in the morning, but also that your daily fix can benefit your golf game too?

According to Jaclyn London, the director of nutrition and wellness at WW (formerly Weight Watchers), including a latte in your golf snack program is a great way to avoid a mid-round drop in performance, as the drink is an excellent source of protein is you need for long lasting energy.

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London recently shared a list of their top 4 high energy, low calorie snacks for the golf courseand recommended combining protein and fiber whenever possible. “Eating snacks that are made up of protein and fiber (e.g., Greek yogurt with a piece of fruit; peanut butter with a banana) can help promote satiety,” London said via email you feel too full or you’re still spicy. “

And as it turns out, both boxes tick a milk drink like a latte with a piece of fruit.

“While liquid calories can be less satisfying, it’s worth noting that a 16-ounce latte can also have the benefit of providing up to 13 grams of protein per serving and adding to your overall daily fluid goals,” said London. “Pack a latte and a piece of fruit to take away if you’re looking for a quick, 2-to-1 carb-to-protein ratio snack that is portable and helpful for meeting your daily fluid goals.”

Hey, if Phil Mickelson can turn around Drink coffee in a performance benefitCan we also!

Jaclyn London, MS, RD, CDN, is Head of Nutrition & Wellness at WW (formerly Weight Watchers).

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Jessica Marksbury

As a four-year-old member of Colombia’s first class female college golfers, Jessica can beat anyone on the masthead. She can also leave them behind in the office, where she is primarily responsible for producing print and online features and overseeing important special projects like GOLF’s first Style edition, which debuted in February 2018. Her original interview series “A. Round With ”debuted in November 2015 and appeared in both magazine and video on