Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 5 mins
- 1/2 cup coconut milk
- 2 tablespoons Chai Tea Mix
- 2 cups unsweetened vanilla soy milk
- 1 cup brewed coffee chilled
- 1 tablespoon maple syrup optional
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract optional
- Warm the coconut milk and Chai Tea Blend in a small saucepan over medium-low heat, stirring consistently, until the sugar in the chai blend has dissolved.
- Stir an ice cube into the mixture to cool it quickly, then combine prepared chai tea with the rest of the ingredients; serve over ice.
- 243 Calories (kcal)
- 15 Fat (g)
- 11 Saturated Fat (g)
- 25 Carbohydrates (g)
- 2 Fiber (g)
- 19 Sugar (g)
- 3 Protein (g)
- 192 Sodium (mg)
Chai drink has an inexplicable quality to stabilize blood pressure. The sufficiently present flavonoid in it not only lowers the blood pressure but improves the elasticity of veins and blood vessels. Moreover, the antioxidants increase the stimulation of nitric oxide to control the exerted pressure of blood vessels. On the contrary, there are certain products like black tea that may have some precarious effects on the normal pulse rate of blood pressure.
According to a recent comparative medical study, chai drink evidently has a high antioxidant activity than red wine, green and black tea. Antioxidants help stimulate the oxygen-based radicals in the body. Moreover, it contains a high amount of flavonoids and phenolic phytochemicals.
This drink is a flavonoid-rich ingredient that may help you maintain a healthy brain. It provides the neuroprotective benefits to enhance the brain competency, memory and learning functions. In addition to this, scientific studies advocated that it should be an important part of your diet to enhance blood flow and cure vascular disorders. However, excess consumption of caffeinated drinks may lead to severe side effects including sleeplessness and increased urination.
As per recent findings, it has hypocholesterolemic and hypoglycemic effects on both cholesterol level and glucose respectively. Researchers have observed a prominent reduction in LDL cholesterol, glucose level, and triglycerides in the people consuming cocoa powder. To add to it, it increases the level of HDL (healthy cholesterol) in the blood which leads to diminishing the risk of heart diseases.
Medical professionals consider diabetes as a silent killer that can damage your glucose metabolism. Adding this drink in your daily diet has demonstrated some noteworthy effects of improved insulin resistance and hypermetabolism of glucose in your body. This function not only helps regulate sugar levels but it contains proanthocyanidins which aid inhibits the formation of cataract which diabetes induces in the blood occasionally. Another finding suggested that the protective antioxidant in it treats long-term diabetes such as nephrotoxicity which may aggravate the diabetic complications for the patients.
This vegan chai is incredibly good at healing bronchial complications. The alkaloids like theophylline and xanthine present aid relax bronchial spasm, bronchial tubes, and constricted opening. This enhances breathing flow, cure chronic allergies leading to the severe stage of breath shortness and asthma. Try it and see for yourself.
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