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What to drink instead of coffee: 7 healthy and invigorating alternatives

Scientists have been arguing for years and to this day have not come to a single conclusion about whether coffee is harmful or wholesome. While discussions and research are ongoing, it may make sense to look for a useful alternative to this drink that you like.

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Numerous studies have long disproved the dangers of coffee. It is proved that this drink does not lead to dehydration and is generally useful. Even limiting the use of coffee to one or two cups per day is not scientifically sound. But only avid coffee lovers can drink every day only this drink and enjoy. The rest of us occasionally need an alternative. As well as those who do not like coffee, but want to drink healthy and invigorating drinks. How to replace coffee? Tells New Time.


There is no less caffeine in a match than in coffee. The drink perfectly invigorates, increases concentration. Matcha Japanese tea has a sweetish flavor, it also has a small bitterness, so it is not inferior to coffee in taste.

Thanks to proper processing, the leaves of matches retain a maximum of antioxidants, vitamins and trace elements. In order not to reduce the usefulness of the drink, it is important to fill it with hot water, but not boiling water.


Thanks to its light bitterness, chicory tastes very similar to coffee. This taste of the drink is provided by the polysaccharide inulin, which is a powerful prebiotic. Chicory is well absorbed by the body, it will help during weight loss, as it suppresses appetite and practically does not contain calories.

There is no caffeine in the plant, but there is an invigorating effect from chicory. It is provided by vitamin B5. And thiamine increases stamina, making chicory a worthy alternative to coffee.

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The first colds make you think of cocoa. And not in vain. Cocoa Bean Powder Drink is a natural antidepressant. It cheers up and invigorates thanks to caffeine and theobromine. Cocoa has many vitamins and nutrients. If you drink it regularly, the risk of developing atherosclerosis is reduced.

Cocoa helps increase hemoglobin and improve skin and hair. This is a fragrant and tasty drink. A fly in the ointment adds to all the benefits of a high-calorie drink. Therefore, they should not be abused.


Carob is a popular superfood made from dried carob fruits. A drink made from carob and milk turns out to be as tasty and aromatic as cocoa, but at the same time much sweeter.

Due to the natural sweetness, you will not have to add sugar or marshmallows to the carob drink, which makes it dietary. There is no caffeine in carob, but due to the large amount of vitamins it provides a burst of energy. Another plus is that, unlike cocoa, carob is not an allergen.


An Indian recipe that warms and invigorates is masala tea. It is prepared on the basis of black tea, adding milk and spices: cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, fennel. You can add other spices - almonds, nutmeg, licorice root.

In India, spice tea is drunk for breakfast or at street food outlets to cheer up during the day. The aroma of this drink evokes no worse than the usual smell of coffee. But masala is not only a charge of vivacity. Thanks to fennel, it is useful for digestion, and cloves will help to stay healthy during the cold season. According to Indian tradition, the drink should be high-calorie, so it is sure to add a sweetener.

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Ginger tea

Ginger tea is a vitamin drink that invigorates and warms. It contains vitamins B, A, C, essential oils. Ginger drink improves blood circulation and gives a boost of energy.

You can add honey, lemon, lime to the root of this plant. Ginger tea can be mixed with black or green tea.

Whey with juice

There are vitamins A, C and B in whey. Magnesium salts make it useful during stress because they strengthen the nervous system. To improve the taste, fruit puree or juice is added to it, so there are even more vitamins.

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