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Coffee represents for many the nudge needed to start the morning, however, for health, pregnancy or taste not all you can resort to the qualities of caffeine. These are the best alternatives for all of them.
It coffee is a drink very consumed in developed countries, especially in Europe and the United States, and many people consider it a pleasure and not to conceive a good breakfast or a long sitting without its aroma and flavor. However, not everyone likes, and others have no choice but to reduce or avoid caffeine - a component of coffee which stimulates the nervous system and whose excess can cause anxiety, hypertension, headache, or sleep disorders, among other problems--for reasons of health or pregnancy.
If that is the case, we suggest a few drink to replace coffee, and that can take both at breakfast and at other times of the day. Some contain stimulating substances, and therefore are not suitable if you want to precisely evade the effect of the caffeine, while others, in addition to be pleasing to the palate, not you will remove the dream.

Alternatives to coffee drinks

Caffeine stimulates the nervous system, and too much can cause anxiety, hypertension, headache, or disturbed sleep, among other problems
Substitutes and the tea without caffeine are more appropriate for the very coffee drinks that are forced to remove the coffee from the diet medically or because they do not feel well. People who don't like coffee but they want a drink that stimulates them can opt for various types of tea, yerba mate, or even a good cup of hot chocolate or cocoa dissolved in cold milk.
  • Chicory. It's the most popular coffee substitute, and is extracted from the plant root chicory, roasted and powdered. Its bitter taste is similar to the coffee but without caffeine.
  • Grain coffee. Made from cereals such as barley, malt and rye, and sometimes also contains chicory to imitate the real coffee. It is very nutritious, does not alter the gastric mucosa, and is particularly suitable for elderly people and children.
  • Teas, such as Chamomile or Pennyroyal, that are very appropriate to finish a meal and digestive.
  • Rooibos, which is very soft, tea contains no caffeine, and strengthens the immune system.
  • Ginkgo biloba. A plant with many medicinal properties which you can also take in infusion, and that does not alter the nervous system.
  • Cocoa. Its taste like almost all and contains antioxidants, but must moderate their consumption to control weight. In addition, it is rich in Theophylline and theobromine, which can also put us on alert, so it is best not to take it before bedtime.
  • Matt. Very popular in countries like Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay, facilitates digestion and contains antioxidants, but also caffeine, so it has a stimulating effect. It can be found in bags ready to prepare an infusion.
  • Tea. Green, red, black, white... They are stimulants, if you suffer from high blood pressure or are pregnant and you should not overdo these infusions. The different varieties also have different properties and taste. White is very rich in antioxidants, and Red helps burn fat and prevents fluid retention, while the black, being the more caffeine contains, it is much appreciated to take with a little milk at breakfast.
  • LSD or Soy Dandelion Latte, coffee that is prepared based on soybean and root of dandelion, a plant with depurative, diuretic and digestive properties. This drink has a high content of beta carotene and vitamin A, and minerals such as potassium, iron, calcium or magnesium, among others.
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