Healthy Drinks

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Healthy Drink or Beverage.

 

A healthy Drinks or beverage is a liquid drink for human consumption. In addition to their basic function of satisfying thirst, drinks play important roles in human culture. Common types of drinks include plain water, milk, juices, coffee, tea, and soft drinks. In addition, alcoholic drinks such as wine, beer, and liquor, which contain the drug ethanol. All these are a  part of human culture and development for 8,000 years.

Some Healthy Drinks

Reduced-Fat Milk

Milk is a healthiest drinks

Reduced-fat milk is skimmed or semi-skimmed milk.  It is one of the healthy drinks.

Health Benefits:  Helps protect against osteoporosis. Because it has carbohydrates, protein, and a little fat which enable you to stay full longer. It also stabilizes blood sugar. Milk is the ideal source of calcium because it contains vitamin D. It is needed for maximum calcium absorption. It may also help your body stop storing fat. In a recent study, women who consumed three to four servings of low-fat dairy foods (milk being one) lost nearly twice as much weight as those who took in lower amounts. The calcium causes your body’s cells to burn the fat instead of holding on to it. This makes it easier to reach and maintain your goal weight.  8 ounces of Milk contains 120 Calories.

 

Hot Chocolate

Hot chocolate, also known as hot cocoa, drinking chocolate or just cocoa is also a beverage consisting of shaved chocolate, melted chocolate or cocoa.

Health Benefits: It Improves mood and may help protect against heart disease. Chocolate increases the production of the neurotransmitter serotonin, which is responsible for regulating mood. Cocoa is also rich in polyphenols, It has antioxidants. It may protect cells against oxidative damage that can lower HDL (good) cholesterol levels. Possibly putting you at higher risk for a heart attack.  8 ounces of cocoa contains 195 calories.

Orange Juice

 

Orange juice is the liquid extract of the fruit of the orange tree. It is a well-known healthy drink.

Health Benefits: It wards off cataracts, cancers, and birth defects and boosts immunity. An excellent source of vitamin C, orange juice is also a potent antioxidant. It may protect against a variety of diseases including cataracts (a clouding of the eye’s lens that can lead to blindness) and lung cancer. Vitamin C may prevent oxidative damage which causes cells to become cancerous, and it improves immune-cell functioning, enabling your body to fight off infections more efficiently. It is a good source of folate. It protects against neural-tube defects in fetuses. 8 ounces of Orange Juice contains 115 Calories.

 

Tomato Juice (low Sodium)

 

We get Tomato juice from tomatoes. It is also a beverage, either plain or mixed with other recipes.

Health Benefits: May protect against numerous cancers. Processed tomato products are the richest source of the antioxidant lycopene, which has been associated with a reduced risk of lung and stomach cancer, as well as pancreatic, colorectal, esophageal, oral, breast, and cervical cancers. Lycopene also helps to ward off cardiovascular disease. 6 ounces of Juice contains 31 Calories.

 

Green Tea is a common Healthy Drinks

Green tea is a type of tea that is made from Camellia sinensis leaves.

It has tremendous health benefits, from relieving minor ailments like indigestion to protecting against serious ones like osteoporosis,” says Dan Nadeau, MD, medical director of Exeter Hospital’s HealthReach Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Nutrition Center in Exeter, New Hampshire.

Health Benefits: Reduce the risk of osteoporosis, cancer, heart disease, and cavities. Green tea contains a rich concentration of flavonoids and polyphenols, natural antioxidants. It may protect cells from carcinogens (cancer-causing substances) and inhibit tumor growth by helping to neutralize free radicals in the body. The tea’s antioxidants may also guard against heart disease by relaxing blood vessels, inhibiting the formation of blood clots. It protects from heart attacks and strokes. Green tea also contains fluoride, which strengthens teeth. The flavonoids may build up bones as well.  It reduces the risk of osteoporosis and tooth decay. But It has 0 Calories.

Soy Milk

Soy milk is a plant-based drink . We get it from dried soybeans and grinding them in water. A traditional staple of East Asian cuisine.

Health Benefits: It lowers the risk of heart disease. Soy milk contains soluble fiber and soy protein, which lowers LDL (bad) cholesterol levels and triglycerides, reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease. If you’re drinking it instead of cow’s milk, buy soy milk fortified with calcium and vitamins A and D. 8 ounces of Soymilk contain 81 Calories.

Mint Tea is the best Healthy Drinks

Mint tea also is known as Moroccan, Touareg, and Sahrawi. It is prepared with spearmint leaves and sugar.

Health Benefits: Eases cramps and helps ward off indigestion. “Mint is an antispasmodic, so it can relax muscles, which combats stiffness and aches,” says Susan Lark, MD, author of the Chemistry of Success (Bay Books, 1999). It also aids in digestion by promoting the movement of food through the digestive tract. It also contains no calories.

 

Cranberry Juice

Health Benefits: Helps prevent gum disease. Research suggests that the same antibacterial properties present in cranberry juice. It can fight off urinary tract infections may also protect against periodontal disease. Many nutritionists are wary of fruit juices because of their sugar content. So limit your intake to no more than one glass.  8 ounces of Cranberry Juice contains 140 Calories.

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