A Variety of Surprising Chicory Health Benefits!

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5. Liver and Kidneys

The free radicals that roam around in the body can cause damage to the liver and kidney cells, compromising the elimination of toxins from the body. Studies have shown that the rich concentration of natural antioxidants in chicory is able to hunt down the free radicals, boosting and protecting the defensive systems of the liver and kidneys from sustaining damage.


6. Stress and Anxiety

Studies have shown that the nutritional values of chicory include minerals such as zinc, magnesium, calcium, and potassium – all of which have a calming effect on the body. Also present are vitamin A, B6, C, E, and K. These minerals and vitamins, prolific in chicory, are the main agents behind mental and physical well-being.


7. Constipation

Food that has not been properly digested becomes impacted in the colon and leads to constipation, which in turn is the root of many intestinal diseases. As stated, the soluble fiber in chicory, inulin, promotes the growth of healthy bacteria in the gut that aids digestion and helps to prevent constipation by easing the elimination of waste from the colon.

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