Amazing Benefits of Chai tea

The benefits of Chai Tea are many, both those who contribute their ingredients separately, and the union of all of them. And this is the result of mixing a series of spices and tea, with great properties for health. It is native to India and is considered a revitalizing, soothing beverage with the ability to provide mental clarity.

For all these factors it is considered an ideal drink for the modern lifestyle. And it is that, at present, we live under a frenetic rhythm and leave little time to calm the mind. So, resorting to Chai Tea to reduce tensions, is a success.

What is the Chai Tea made up of?
Generally, this tea is the result of mixing the following ingredients:

Black Tea
Loaded with antioxidants, it helps to strengthen the immune system and delay the aging of the skin. In addition, it promotes cardiovascular health, helping to reduce the levels of “bad” cholesterol in the blood.

Ginger
A powerful natural anti-inflammatory and strengthening of the immune system. It also adds to the Black Tea in terms of its contribution in antioxidants, so important to protect the body and prevent many diseases.

Cardamom
It brings great benefits to the circulatory system of our body and prevents and treats respiratory diseases. It is ideal when we have digestive problems.
Cinnamon
As in the case of cardamom, it benefits digestive health and also helps control blood sugar levels. It has antioxidant and antibacterial properties.

Fennel
Rich in vitamin C that helps strengthen the defenses of our body. In addition, it has a high fiber content, so it helps regulate intestinal transit.

Nail
It has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties and favors the digestive process.

Black pepper
It helps reduce the storage of fats in the body, so it is very indicated to lose weight.

It is a powerful blend in which strong flavors abound. The important thing is to achieve the fusion of all of them, preventing a flavor from exceeding the rest. Today is a mixture very easy to find in any tea shop. It is ideal for those thinking of replacing or reducing coffee consumption, since its caffeine content is much lower.

Benefits of Chai Tea
As a whole, all these ingredients with powerful properties to take care of health, present many benefits:

Combat free radicals, responsible for producing a variety of diseases, thanks to its antioxidant power.
Improves the digestive system by promoting the process of digestion of food.
It is a powerful anti-inflammatory, thanks to the properties of some of its ingredients, being able to significantly reduce the pain of some parts of our body.
Accelerates metabolism being very suitable in weight loss plans.
It provides energy thanks to its effect as a natural stimulant. Therefore it serves as a substitute for other sugary drinks or coffee.

How to make Chai Latte

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The best rejuvenating anti-aging foods

Know the natural foods that the body requires to combat the aging process, with these anti-aging foods you will be able to show off a beautiful, young and wrinkle-free skin.

Olive oil and olives
Both the fruit and olive oil are anti-aging foods, for their richness in monounsaturated fatty acids, such as oleic acid with antioxidants such as phenolic flavones from olives and phenols and vitamin E from olive oil. They have a marked effect on the health of the heart and arteries, since they help lower blood pressure and regulate the levels of fats in the blood, main factors of current mortality, hence the Mediterranean people who consume olive oil. Longer than others. They also protect against cancer, especially breast cancer. They delay neuronal aging and prevent mental deterioration and the memory loss of old age. It also helps keep the skin hydrated and healthy.

Tip: The best oil is the virgin olive oil that is obtained by the first pressing of the olives, without chemical additives, it is more expensive but it comes out much more profitable and tasty.

Garlic and onion
Both are typical Mediterranean foods that keep us young, although they can recognize us as ‘closed eyes’, but their great virtue is in the volatile substances derived from sulfur that cause the smell of food, along with flavonoids such as onion quercetin. , which quickly passes into the bloodstream and is excreted through the lungs and skin. Garlic and onions have multiple benefits, their fungicidal and bactericidal action give them a reputation for natural antibiotics, in addition the onion is a good fluidifier of the blood of mucus and calms the cough. Both decrease and balance the levels of cholesterol and blood fluids, have an anticoagulant effect and improve blood circulation and hypertension.

Tip: Are you worried about smelling garlic? Think that the more people eat garlic in the world you will call less attention, so to proclaim to the `4 winds’ the virtues of garlic.
Oatmeal
This cereal has become fashionable for its content in protein and satiating fiber, which help to lose weight and fat. The oatmeal was the breakfast of the grandparents for its energetic value, but it is also a source of acid that prevents cancer. They provide soluble fiber in the form of beta-glucan decreases appetite and absorbs fats in the blood. Its content in avenine, a calm and de-stressing substance, could be the reason why those who take oats are grandparents in good shape, without nerves and with good humor.

Tip: Opt for the most natural oatmeal to make cooked porridge or your own muesli for breakfast, not worth the same in the form of breads or cookies.

Berries
Strawberries, blackberries, blueberries, reds, raspberries, currants, etc. They are small concentrations of antioxidants, their intense color comes from the blue-purple anthocyanin content. They are also a source of antioxidant ellagic acid and salicylate, an anesseptic and natural anti-inflammatory, which helps reduce pain and inflammation, both when you play sports and when age is noticed in the joints. They prevent most tumors and maintain cardiovascular health. All berries are rich in vitamin C and some like blackberries are also source of vitamin E.

Tip: alternate some type of berry in each season, strawberries in spring, blackberries in summer, and freeze for when the cold arrives or opt for dried berries if you can not find them.

Broccoli
It is a vegetable of the family of cabbages, all of them highly recommended to eat every week for their good nutritional qualities. Broccoli is the most famous of the family because of its high content of  substances famous because they prevent tumors and prevent their expansion since they stimulate metabolism detoxifying enzymes to eliminate waste substances and activate the elimination of cancer cells.
Tip: Broccoli should be cut if eaten raw or cooked lightly for enzymes to act, but avoid yellowing or cooking too much because it loses its action and vitamin C.

Cherries
Its color already indicates its richness especially anthocyanin responsible for the intense red color almost black of the more mature cherries. This pigment has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that make it an anti-aging fruit, both to avoid the inflammatory problems of joints associated with aging, arthritis and osteoarthritis and to reduce muscle damage after intense exercise, which is why they call it vegetable aspirin. . Its protective effect against tumors such as colon, stomach and prostate cancer has also been proven. If you also take cherries your heart will stay young and the arteries clean of fatty deposits, one of the best guarantees of longevity.

Advice: better fresh because during cooking most of the anthocyanins are removed, you can freeze them during the season to have them on hand throughout the year.

Dark chocolate and cocoa
Dark chocolate has a higher proportion of solid cocoa. Chocolate is a very energetic food of great caloric value due to its high content of fats, but these are vegetable fats and combined with fiber, they avoid the accumulation of fat in the arteries and in the love handles, in addition to avoiding the aggregation of the platelets improving the fluidification of the blood.

Tip: if you consume a dark chocolate that has 70% cocoa you can enjoy chocolate with the excuse of its healthy properties, without abuse.

Turmeric
This strange root of orange color can be eaten fresh, better than powder, because it has a high content of curcumin, phytochemical with anticancer, vivifying, digestive and anti-inflammatory properties. Although it is not usual to find it in our country fresh, it was always at hand because in addition to delaying aging. It helps you to maintain energy during periods of intense training in the face of work stress.

Advice:
Take a couple of slices on an empty stomach, slowly chewing them on the side of the molars to avoid the teeth turning orange.

 

Lentils
“Yadicelrefranque” lentils are eaten by old women, and it helps keep bones strong, they are sources of vegetable proteins, and iron to keep muscles in oxygenated form and they also contain isoflavones such as soy, a type of phytoestrogens that maintain female health delay aging. Its high fiber content helps you lose weight when you have anxiety problems and overeating, as well as going to the bathroom regularly.

Advice:
Consume lentils once a week, remember to take legumes at least three times a week, combined with all kinds of vegetables of various colors rich in vitamin C to facilitate the absorption of vegetable iron: peppers, onions, carrots, leeks, etc. , and low-fat protein foods such as chicken avoiding fatty sausages.

Depending on which zone you live in, there will be some of these foods that will be more difficult to obtain, but in general the rest of the products are usually in most of our markets.

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Amazing benefits of Maca

Maca, a root native to central Peru, grows in the heights and near the Andes, and may become one of the few vegetable lives you see in the area. Maca is ideal for women because it acts as a hormonal regulator and is also a great help to improve overall health and raise libido.

Maca and benefits for women
The properties of maca are recognized as a natural remedy to increase physical energy. Also, its properties make the maca an ally to improve endocrine problems, which is why it is recommended especially for women who suffer from some type of hormonal disorder and also for people who perform physical activity or athletes who need to improve physical performance.

Maca is a source of fibers, proteins, essential amino acids, also the vitamins of the B complex (B1, B2, B6 ..), it has minerals such as calcium, iron and phosphorus among several others that are essential for the body. Due to these components and properties of maca, we can identify it as a very important source of health.

-Maca can replenish energy and be of great help to improve energy efficiency.
-It can give us more vitality
-It causes the increase of libido in both women and men.
-It can be a hormonal regulator of the pituitary gland and hypothalamus.
-It can treat some cases of infertility in men and women.
-Relieves problems of the menstrual cycles of the woman (typical menstrual pains, abundant rule, ect)
-Maca can be considered a natural rejuvenation, especially the face area.
-It helps to grow hair with greater intensity.
-Strengthens the growth of bone mass.
-It helps to counteract the symptoms of chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia, because it acts as a natural stimulant of adrenaline.
-An ally to treat stress problems.
-Relieves muscle and rheumatic pain, arthritis or osteoarthritis.
-It increases cerebral circulation, which improves memory and concentration.

How to consume maca?
Eating powdered maca may be more useful if we need to better control the dose we take, the idea is to start with less dose and try their effects, but as we have already mentioned, consultation with a specialist is appropriate. We should also take it always in the morning.

It is best to consume the maca root with a meal, especially in the stages when your body is only getting used to supplements like maca. No matter what mode of consumption you decide to use, maca powder or maca pills (maca capsules), start with small doses if it is new in your body and gradually increase it.

There are people who do not care about the taste of maca powder that approximates a nutty flavor, so you can add it to yogurt, juice, smoothie or salad.

Many of its benefits can be noticed immediately, however if we want it to have more profound effects (as an endocrine regulator for example) it is recommended to take it at least three months and then assess it together with a specialist. Keep in mind that it has prolonged effects even after you stop taking it

Before starting to use natural supplements or make any important changes in our diet and eating habits is important to consult a specialist to guide us to take the best decision. In this case we must be alert in cases of hypertension without control, and control the dose a lot in cases of over excitation of the immune system.

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