Turmeric Ginger Immune-Boosting Tonic
When we feel under the weather, a Turmeric Ginger Immune-Boosting Tonic is very comforting. A delicious tonic packed with immune-boosting properties may help us feel better, especially during the cold winter months. I could tell you drink the tonic it is healthy, but I think it essential for you to know why.
♥ Let us examine why this turmeric ginger tonic is so good for us.
Turmeric containing a compound called curcumin has potent anti-inflammatory effects and is a powerful antioxidant. Add a little black pepper, and you will increase the absorption of curcumin.
Ginger has strong anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects, and may also have anti-diabetic properties, thus lowering blood sugars.
Carrots contain a high dose of beta-carotene and are an excellent source of antioxidants. Beta-carotene has been linked to improved eye health and lowering cholesterol.
Oranges are high in vital vitamin C, which is essential for the function of a healthy immune system, and may minimize the effects of a common cold. One of the benefits of orange peels (orange zest) is, it prevents histamine from being released, so it may help you cut back on sneezing and runny nose.
And we all know a tasty spice called cinnamon. Cinnamon is known to lower blood sugar levels, is packed with antioxidants and has anti-inflammatory properties.
However, hydration is probably most important to our health. Coconut water is an easy and delicious way to keep hydrated, especially if you are not a water drinker. But water is always the best way to get hydrated.
Three of our most popular immune-boosting recipes are the
Disclaimer: This article is not intended to provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Views expressed here do not necessarily reflect those of onlyglutenfreerecipes or its staff.
*As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, I earn from qualifying purchases. Please check out my sponsorship and disclosure policy page for more details
Leave a Comment
Add a Rating
Immune Boosting Turmeric Celery Soup
This Flavourful Immune Boosting Turmeric Celery Soup is made with only ten ingredients. The key ingredients are celery, carrots and turmeric with a hint of sage—such simple ingredients with so much healthiness. Surprisingly celery is a vegetable not to be ignored. This green stalk is an excellent source of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals and has […] Read More
Instant Pot Immune Boosting Chicken & Spinach Soup
Instant Pot Immune Boosting Chicken & Spinach Soup – a chicken soup that provides nutrients, beautiful colour and taste. This recipe is a natural reviver… Soothing, comforting and gentle. It is a reminder of how very subtle and delicate soups can be and why they make us feel so good! When the flu season is […] Read More
Immune Boosting Lentil Salad
Most delicious Immune Boosting Lentil Salad made with nutrient-packed ingredients. Lentils, ancient food, is the powerhouse of nutrients. Lentils are known for being high in protein, dietary fiber, iron and are low in fat. One cup of lentils contains 36 grams of protein and 16 grams of fiber. In addition, lentils are packed with potassium, […] Read More