Chicory For Health Benefits

There are so many benefits of chicory can be obtained when we consume regularly. Some of them can help digestion, prevent heartburn, bacterial infections, and also reduces the likelihood of heart disease. Vegetables that one can thrive in upland areas, and has been widely cultivated because the market demand is high enough. Level chicory consumption in Indonesia is quite high for this one vegetable can be processed into various types of cuisine.For the problem of nutrient content of chicory has a lot of vitamins and minerals such as potassium, iron, folic acid, magnesium, and various types of other vitamins.


Many diet programs that encourage to consume chicory, this is not separated from chicory benefits that can help improve the function of the digestive system. The nutritional content of the most instrumental in digestion is inulin, a probiotic compounds that can help reduce diseases of the digestive system. Nutrition of chicory is also beneficial to reduce the content of the bad cholesterol that can lead to high blood pressure and stroke. In addition to the antioxidant content in white mustard also helps improve balance and blood plasma in the body so that it can help reduce the incidence of heart disease.

Benefits Chicory Prevent Cancer

Until now still being conducted various studies to find out how big the benefits of chicory in preventing the onset of cancer. Initial reports suggested that the content in mustard white fruktan which has a major role in preventing the onset of cancer. However, other compounds that also play a positive role in preventing cancer is the polyphenols and phytochemicals. Chicory also contain sedative properties and anti-stress, the content of chicory is also used as sleeping pills, sleeping pills Tantu course of chicory relatively safe when compared to other conventional drugs. Because it can help relieve stress, then indirectly chicory also reduces the likelihood of heart disease, insomnia, and premature aging.

The antibacterial properties contained in these vegetables is also very important role in keeping the human immune system. Polyphenolic compounds play an important role in preventing and combating viruses and bacteria that enter the body. other than that polyphenols can also help remove free radicals from the bloodstream and prevent contracting various diseases. Because it is a source of natural fiber, consume chicory also can help you lose weight because the digestive system in the body awake. Chicory also play a role in reducing the amount of the hormone ghrelin, so as to reduce the likelihood of overeating and make you feel full. Although there has been there are many benefits of chicory for health, but you should not consume these vegetables while pregnant. Because chicory can stimulate menstruation and possibly miscarriage.

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