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Video: Chicory

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Calories, kcal: 21 Proteins, g: 1.7 Fats, g: 0.2 Carbohydrates, g: 4.1

Chicory is a herbaceous perennial plant of the Astrov family. Delicate blue flowers, similar to cornflowers, are known to everyone without exception, because chicory grows everywhere in the European territory of Russia, in Belarus and in Ukraine. The plant has a powerful root, the length of which can reach one and a half meters.

Calorie chicory

The calorie content of chicory is 21 kcal per 100 grams of product.

Chicory composition

The chemical composition of chicory includes: beta-carotene, choline, vitamins A, B1, B2, B5, B6, B9, B12, C, D, E, K and PP, as well as minerals necessary for the human body: potassium, calcium, magnesium, zinc, selenium, copper and manganese, iron, phosphorus and sodium.

Useful properties of chicory

Chicory has many beneficial properties, acts as a tonic, normalizing blood composition and increasing appetite (calorizer). The root of chicory contains the polysaccharide inulin, which can replace sugar and starch, which is very important for people with diabetes. It is known the effectiveness of chicory in the normalization of digestive processes, it is taken as prevention of constipation and to maintain normal weight.

Chicory coffee is energizing, astringent, normalizes blood pressure and helps maintain normal blood sugar levels.

Chicory harm

Chicory can harm people with varicose veins, acute gastritis and individual plant intolerance. Of course, if you use chicory in reasonable quantities, then the harm can be minimized.

Chicory in cooking

Fresh young chicory leaves taste a bit like white cabbage, so they are often used as an ingredient in salads and other vegetable dishes. Chicory root can be eaten fresh, added to vinaigrette and salads. But the most famous drink is made from dried and crushed chicory root.

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