Horchata (tigernuts milk) is good for your health

We all know how good a drink of horchata makes us feel on a hot summer day, but it turns out it’s doing us good too. As well as being refreshing and having a unique flavour, it is highly nutritious and one of the healthiest drinks you can find.

Horchata has a lot of advantages and benefits for our health. These are just a few of the most important, to encourage you to drink it regularly. Your body will thank you!

Rich in minerals

Tigernut horchata contains a wide variety of minerals, such as phosphorus, magnesium and calcium. It also has vitamins C and E, which help to reduce cholesterol.

 

Lower calorie density

As a sweet drink, if no extra sugar is added it is lower in calories than sodas, making it ideal for a sweet treat without too much concern about your weight. It is also high in carbohydrates, making it a delicious and healthy source of energy.

Digestive properties

It contains amino acids and starches which improve the digestive system considerably. Its main benefit is that it helps absorb carbohydrates and fats, it is diuretic (voiding water retention) and prevents diarrhoea.

 

Stimulant free

It contains no stimulants such as caffeine, making it ideal for children or the elderly. It also contains no sodium, so it is highly recommended for people with high blood pressure.

 

Allergy avoidance and refreshment

If you are allergic to milk or fruit sugar, horchata is safe and refreshing, as it is lactose and fructose free.

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