Article by: Naturalnews.com
The body is naturally very acidic in the morning because as it cleanses itself overnight. As we give it a break from food and allow our organs to rejuvenate so we can feel better next day, all the wastes from the previous day make their way through our system.
So instead of drinking coffee or tea, alkaline your body! These health shots are simple, quick, and wake your body up so to speak. These alkaline shots are so powerful in their ability to promote energy, an alkaline body, eliminate inflammation, an erratic stomach.
Ginger + Lemon + Cayenne
It is a best juice shot thought to cleanse, detoxify and boost metabolism. While there are no magic foods, each of these ingredients sure has a lot to offer. Ginger and lemon not only contain compounds that help support a healthy metabolism but also digestion and nausea reduction. All three contain immune supportive properties and that hotness in cayenne signifies compounds like capsaicin that can help reduce inflammation, pain and support metabolism.
- 1 – 2, 2 in/5 cm piece(s) of ginger
- 1/2 – 1 lemon
- pinch of cayenne pepper
- Wash ginger and lemon.
- Peel lemon (or leave on rind for more zesty nutrients and bitter flavor).
- Juice ginger then lemon in your juicer.
- Pour juice shot into small glass and sprinkle cayenne pepper on top.
- Drink up and enjoy!
- Lemon, Cayenne, and ACV
They combined to create a top alkalizing shot that will make you feel incredible! Cayenne is a metabolism booster, inflammatory reducing spice that also aids in digestion and reduces pain. Lemon is a top alkalizing and cleansing food that adds sweetness and vitamin C to the already slightly sweet and tart ACV. The end result is a tonic that’s powerfully cleansing and rejuvenating.
- 1 tiny pinch (1/8 tsp.) cayenne
- 1 tsp. ACV
- Small cup with 2 ounces of water
- Combine the all ingredients.
- Mix 2 2 ounces of water.
- Add crushed ice, blend, and serve as an icy tonic that wakes you up.
Green Smoothie Shot
It’s important to drink high alkaline beverages first thing in the morning to balance out your pH, you don’t need it in large doses, which makes these health shots perfect.
- 2 cups of organic spinach
- ¼ of frozen organic blueberries
- 1 slice of ginger
- Blend all of these ingredients together.
- Adding some water if you want to loosen the consistency.
- This smoothie contains 10 grams of protein, vitamin C and B, and loads of potassium.
Turmeric + Cherry
As a shot, turmeric + cherry is loaded with anti-inflammatory compounds, especially those that may help to Ease Your Joints. Choose tart, not sweet, fresh cherries for maximum benefits.
- 4 in/10 cm turmeric root
- 1/2 – 1 cup of fresh cherries, pitted
- Wash and cut turmeric.
- Wash and pit cherries.
- Juice turmeric and cherries.
- Drink and enjoy!