5 Drinks To Help Boost Your Immune System This Holiday Season
We are entering a busy holiday season. It is a time of the year we indulge in high-calorie foods and festive beverages. Add stress to the mix, and our immune system will suffer. So how can we make this a healthier holiday season? Keeping active, limiting your cocktails, focus on healthier food choices and stay hydrated. But we know that this isn’t always possible. When our bodies need a little boost, adding healthy drinks to our diet packed with antioxidants and essential nutrients will help our immune system get through the holiday season
5 healthy drinks for this holiday season
Warm Lemon Water Cleanse ~ A glass of warm purified water with 2 tablespoons of fresh organic lemon juice is a great way to cleanse your body each morning. Lemon juice helps flush away any unwanted materials and toxins that are left over from the digestive process and encourages the liver to produce bile.
Watermelon And Mint Super Drink ~ Add watermelon and mint into a blender and blend to desired consistency. Watermelon has vitamins such as A, C, E, D, potassium and lycopene, it is also a natural diuretic. Mint promotes digestion, is high in antioxidants and regular use of mint can be beneficial for asthma patients.
Liver Cleanse Drink ~ This juice drink encourages the movement of bile and fat to and from the liver. The liver is the most vital organ for both metabolism and detoxification. Combine 2 medium organic beets, a 1-inch piece of fresh organic ginger, 1 organic lemon peeled, a handful of organic cilantro, 1 organic Swiss chard leaf and 1 organic apple in your juicer.
Green Natural Body Cleanse Drink ~ Vegetables are loaded with essential vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. For a natural body cleanse combine the following vegetables for a soothing and nutritionally rich detox drink. 2 organic celery stalks, 3 organic kale leaves, 3 organic carrots, 2 organic beets, 1 organic turnip, ½ organic white onion, ½ bunch organic parsley, ½ small head of organic cabbage, ½ medium bunch of fresh organic spinach, 2 organic garlic cloves. Mix all ingredients with purified water in a blender and enjoy.
Turmeric Body Boost Drink ~ This drink contains turmeric, which not only boosts metabolism but also possesses a strong detoxifying power and helps the liver break down unwanted and dangerous chemicals. Add ½ teaspoon GF organic ground turmeric, ½ teaspoon GF organic ground ginger to 2 cups of hot purified water, a pinch of organic GF cayenne pepper and the juice from 1 organic lemon.
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