Boost your immune system to another level with this powerful orange and spice medicine drink.
During the last few months, immunity has been one of the most important health issues and the Coronavirus pandemic left us with several lessons, and probably one of the most important is to review our habits and lifestyle.
A strong immune system protects us from attacks by pathogens, such as viruses and bacteria associated with various diseases and infections. For this reason, today we have been somewhat bombarded with many trends and immunostimulant tools.
Nutrition plays the most fundamental role, nature is wonderful puts at our disposal a long list a natural and medicinal components to increase immunity. These foods stand out for their exceptional content in nutrients of great therapeutic power and that are essential to stimulate the body’s defense system.
Vitamin C is one of the most important nutrients for the immune system and it is known the citrus fruits have the highest content. In particular, the orange stands out for its unparalleled richness in vitamin C and other nutrients of great healing power.
Mixing the orange with other powerful foods is a great morning remedy to boost your immunity, to nourish you and to give you extra help in your hard work to protect your body. This drink is a bomb of nutrients, since it is made with ingredients full of goodness: orange, carrot, medicinal spices of high power like cinnamon, ginger and turmeric and also chia seeds. The mixture of these ingredients with yogurt and coconut oil, result in a rich, creamy and satiating shake.
Their therapeutic power has great value and comes from the immense qualities of their constituents. Oranges are known for their high content of vitamin C, while carrots provide extraordinary levels of vitamin A and dietary fiber. Chia seeds are also rich in fiber, protein, omega-3, calcium, phosphorus and magnesium. The addition of ginger and turmeric is one of its greatest benefits since it brings together the properties of the two most precious spices, which are related to their great antioxidant, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.
Orange and spice drink recipe:
Including this simple drink as part of your morning routine is not only a great way to boost your immunity. It protects the body from colds and flu and is wonderful for stimulating weight loss, it is associated with great benefits to speed up the metabolism, burn fat and combat anxiety about eating.
You will need:
- 1 large carrot, peeled
- 2 oranges
- 100 ml fresh orange juice
- 1 tsp chia-seeds
- 225 grams of natural yogurt
- 4 dates
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon
- 1/2 tbsp. grated ginger
- 1/2 Tbsp coconut oil
- 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1. Peel the carrot and cut it into medium sized cubes. Remove orange peel and obtain its branches.
2. Add all the ingredients into a blender glass and if you wish add some ice cubes. Process until you get a smooth, soft and creamy shake.
3. Serve in a large glass and enjoy.
It is perfect when fasting, as part of breakfast, a rich snack after exercise or a delicious light snack.