June 27, 2022, 19:09 | Medicine
Sometimes chicory should be drunk instead of coffee.
In some cases you need to "rest" from coffee, and chicory will help cope with the craving for this drink. It has a similar taste and is also capable of strengthening the immune system, informs Ukr.Media.
Gastroenterology doctors share advice with coffee lovers. Doctors say that fans of this drink should pay attention to chicory and occasionally drink it instead of coffee.
It is well known that coffee has many health benefits, but it can also be addictive. When the body stops responding to the invigorating effect of caffeine, people often unconsciously start drinking more coffee, which can have negative consequences. An overdose of caffeine can have a negative effect on the heart, cause its overload, contribute to jumps in blood pressure and unpleasant conditions associated with overexcitation of the nervous system, in addition to provoking insomnia.
People who actively and regularly drink #39; drink coffee, doctors advise taking breaks from time to time, giving up caffeine – this protects against tolerance to it.
In such moments, chicory can come to the rescue. It not only helps to tolerate abstinence from coffee more easily, but also brings a lot of benefits.
"Chicory contains a natural prebiotic inulin and helps to restore intestinal microflora. The drink also contains vitamins C, E, A, B1, B2, B5 and B6, which increase immunity.
Also, chicory contains riboflavin, thiamine – these substances have a positive effect on condition of kidneys, liver.