Chicory coffee is a health supplement.
Coffee has many qualities, of course, but also many contraindications. In the case of hypertension and palpitations, for example, drinking three to four cups of coffee daily seems a suicidal gesture.
And no, de-phlox is not a viable solution! Experts say it is not recommended because caffeine extraction uses chemicals harmful to the body! So how can you start your mornings in a healthy way?
A specialist in clinical immunology and allergy, with competence in homeopathy, recommends chicory coffee.
The chicory coffee is obtained from the root of the plant, roasted and grounded very fine. It’s healthy, compatible with hypertension, palpitations, and even with homeopathic remedies.
The chicory coffee can be found in the natural shops in several variants: simple, with chickpeas, with cereals, according to preferences. At first, the taste seems odd. In a few days, you can get used to this coffee and you can drink it if you have any health problems.
Why is chicory coffee recommended?
First of all, for the curative properties that have been recognized since Antiquity. The Romans used it to help clean the blood, and the Egyptians consumed the root of this plant for the purification of the liver, but also of the blood.
The active principles of chicory stimulate digestion, detoxifies the body, lowers cholesterol and glycemia, cleanses the liver and spleen, calms the nervous system and have a laxative effect. Inulin, an existing dietary fiber in chicory, helps slim down and maintain optimal weight. The chicory coffee cuts the appetite and keeps the feeling of satiety for a long time.
Reduces joint inflammation. Traditionally, chicory has been used as a treatment against arthritis. Studies in recent years have shown that this plant has significant anti-inflammatory properties, which is why it is used even in allopathic medicine in the treatment of osteoarthritis pain.
Chicory coffee can also be used to make homemade sweets for added aroma. Chicory coffee also offers many metabolic benefits, such as better absorption of iron, calcium, and magnesium. At the same time, it regulates the blood glucose level, is recommended for diabetes and obesity.
Helps in slimming belts. The active ingredients in the chicory composition inhibit or stimulate appetite depending on the time of consumption. If you want a slimming cure, you need to drink chicory coffee during meals and your appetite will drop sharply. If, on the contrary, you have no appetite, it is enough to call for chicory before meals.
Protects your heart. Studies conducted over the years on inulin, the food fiber that makes chicory a special plant, concluded that it can reduce the amount of LDL, called bad cholesterol, and triglycerides. Bad cholesterol is one of the main causes of atherosclerosis and hypertension. Also, cholesterol and triglycerides are a risk factor for stroke and stroke.
Chicory Frappe. Chicory coffee can be combined with various ingredients, depending on taste: milk, sugar, honey, cinnamon, nutmeg, cardamom, ginger, cream etc. If you mix it in a blender with milk, chocolate, honey, and ice cubes, you can get frappe goodness. And, especially, a healthy and refreshing drink.