Turmeric Ginger Immune Boosting Tonic
During the winter months, some of us are feeling under the weather. This is why a delicious tonic packed with immune boosting properties may help us feel better 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 not only has strong anti-inflammatory and antioxidants effects but may also have anti-diabetic properties, thus lowering blood sugars. Carrots are an excellent source of antioxidants and beta-carotene and have been linked to improved eye health and lowering cholesterol. Oranges are high in vital vitamin C which is important for the function of a healthy immune system which may prevent colds. One of the benefits of orange peels (orange zest) it prevents histamine from being released, so it may help sneezing and runny nose. And lastly cinnamon, another ingredient known to lower blood sugar levels, packed with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties. And let’s not forget hydration this very important to our health. Coconut water is a delicious way to keep hydrated. Hope you enjoy this healthy tonic and a stay healthy during the winter season.
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