Turmeric belongs to the list of "Superfoods" and has long been known for its health benefits, particularly its powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. That is why it is used in Indian Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine for centuries, helping to improve their health.
With the advent of the inflammation that is a symptom of such diseases as arthritis, it is important to include anti-inflammatory foods in your diet. Turmeric not only reduces inflammation but also has a whole series of advantages, namely:
1. AIDS in metabolism and regulates weight
2. Is a natural analgesic
3. Helps to detoxify your liver
4. Is a natural antiseptic and antibacterial agent
5. Purifies the blood and is necessary for healthy skin
6. Promotes good digestion
7. Regulates the level of glucose in the blood
8. Has anti-cancer properties
9. Used in Chinese medicine as a treatment for depression
Try adding the turmeric not only in smoothies but also other dishes. For example, sprinkle fried turmeric with a small amount of black pepper. Black pepper and turmeric work synergistically, multiplying at the expense of each other its beneficial properties.
Turmeric can be used topically to treat skin irritations, but be careful: the skin becomes yellow in color.
In fact, you can add a little turmeric to any smoothie, visible differences in taste, you won't notice.
It is recommended to drink smoothies with turmeric after a workout in the gym. This drink will help to recover faster: reduce inflammation and promote rapid removal of lactic acid.
1 Cup water
1/2 ripe avocado
1/2 Cup fresh or frozen blueberries (you can substitute any other berries)
1/2 tablespoon coconut oil
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
1/2 teaspoon ginger
1/2 tablespoon honey (you can substitute maple syrup or stevia)Additional ingredients:
1 tablespoon Chia seed or flax
1 Cup spinach, Kale or other greens
1/2 tablespoon cocoa powder
1 serving of protein powderPreparation:
Put all the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Enjoy!
Cook with love!
P. S. And remember, only by changing their consumption — together we change the world! ©