How would you like to wake up and start every morning with the perfect antioxidant-smoothie, which has many healthy properties? What would you say if that smoothie is delicious also? Have you ever tasted our perfect turmeric smoothie recipe?
The main ingredient in this smoothie, turmeric is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant of the ginger family. It is used as the main spice in Indian cuisine. Finds application in medicine, acts as an antioxidant, it has antibacterial, antiviral and anticancer properties.
Turmeric is used for detoxification of the body, gives support to the balance of estrogen and it is extremely helpful for lowering inflammation. This exotic spice has found its way to the must-have list, because of its effects on the human body. In India, it is used as a remedy for stomach, but also for various liver diseases. It enhances liver detoxification and allows enzymes to deal with dietary carcinogens. Turmeric also is a powerful remedy against depression.
Ginger is abundant with gingerol, a natural ingredient that relieves flatulence, facilitates and promotes digestion and improves the bowel function. Ginger juice prevents ulcer formation, due to its stimulation of the mucus secretion. Ginger also contains zingerone, ingredient that gives spicy flavor to the ginger root, it is effective against diarrhea caused by E. coli bacteria, especially in children.
Chia seeds have become of the most most popular foods in recent years. Their high nutritional value, numerous health benefits both for the body and brain, and human studies all go in favor of this powerful plant. Some of the health benefits include controlling diabetes, lowering cholesterol levels, improving the digestive system, boosting heart health, controlling hypertension, and they even contain anti-inflammatory properties.
The ingredients of turmeric smoothie recipe should be processed as little as possible, and hemp or coconut milk should not be replaced with real milk. If you are already looking for a replacement for milk, use almond milk.
- 1 cup hemp or coconut milk,
- 1 banana,
- 1/2 cup frozen pieces of pineapple or mango,
- 1 tablespoon coconut oil,
- 1/2 teaspoon ginger,
- 1/2 teaspoon turmeric,
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon,
- 1 teaspoon Chia seeds,
- 1 teaspoon maca
Place all the ingredients in the blender and mix them until the mixture becomes smooth. Drink this turmeric smoothie every morning before eating. It is a great way to fill your body with antioxidants and energy.
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