Article by: Wise Mind Healthy Body
If you are craving an absolutely delicious, tropical smoothie with enough anti-cancerous, anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, and anti-fungal properties then you’ve come to the right place. adding one simple ingredient to your everyday smoothie can add some big health boosters to your life. we’ve got a great recipe for you folks that will have you coming back for seconds.
As you will see below, turmeric has some incredible health benefits; drop that big pharma bottle and get some turmeric in your life!
- Digestive aid
- Blood purifier
- Wound healer
- Skin tonic
- Fat metabolizer
- Cholesterol reducer
- Gas reducer
Powdered turmeric has been used for centuries to treat a host of illnesses. it inhibits inflammatory reactions, has anti-diabetic effects, reduces cholesterol among other powerful health effects. a recent study led by a research team in munich showed that it can also inhibit formation of metastases.
Curcumin, the natural pigment that gives the spice turmeric its yellow color, has increasingly come under the scientific spotlight in recent years, with studies investigating its potential health benefits.
Turmeric has a slightly bitter taste. by blending it with sweet fruit, you won’t even notice it in your smoothie. this recipe is so tasty and nutritious, you could have it daily.
Turmeric smoothie recipe
- 1 cup hemp or coconut milk
- 1/2 cup frozen pineapple or mango chunks
- 1 fresh banana
- 1 tablespoon coconut oil
- 1/2 teaspoon turmeric (can be increased to 1 tsp)
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon ginger
- 1 teaspoon chia seeds
- 1 teaspoon maca (optional)
This recipe is best consumed in the morning on an empty stomach. not only will it increase your energy for the first half of the day, but it will clear your mind and infuse your body with some of the most powerful antioxidants in the world. now that’s a great breakast idea!
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