In the wake of novel Coronavirus outbreak, several people are indulging in self-care and maintaining healthy lifestyle to strengthen their immunity. It is not unknown to us that what we eat has a direct relationship with our health and immunity. Hence, one of the easiest ways to boost immunity is to have the right kind food, which is full of essential nutrients. Keeping this in mind, here we bring an easy turmeric-lemon-ginger morning water recipe that will help you to give a healthy start to the day.
Turmeric-Lemon-Ginger Water For Boosting Immunity:
Turmeric, lemon and ginger are rich in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties, which are stated to cleanse the body and strengthen immune system.
Turmeric- The curcumin content of turmeric is known for preventing body from free radical damage. Another substance in turmeric, lipopolysaccharide, is famed to have anti-bacterial and anti-viral effects. Its anti-inflammatory properties are also known to heal arthritic pain and mild inflammation. Other than these, turmeric also helps in boosting skin health, liver health, good digestion and weight loss.
Lemon- Lemon is a storehouse of vitamin C and is touted to clear out toxins from the body. Other than this, it is rich in vitamin b6, antioxidants, copper, potassium and several other minerals. Lemon juice can help to ward-off indigestion and several gut-related troubles. Lemon also has anti-ageing and anti-inflammatory properties.
Ginger- Ginger's active constituent 'gingerol' is stated to have analgesic, sedative, antipyretic and antibacterial effects to human body. Ginger is also a good source of antioxidants. Ginger is also said to be good for digestive system, boosting immunity, reducing menstrual pains, flushing out toxins and more.
How To Make Turmeric-Lemon-Ginger Water:
Step 1. Boil a glass of water with one teaspoon of crushed/grated ginger roots.
Step 2. Strain the water it in a glass, add one tablespoon lemon juice and half teaspoon turmeric powder.
Step 3. Add some honey or powdered jaggery and black salt and drink.
There are several people who cannot start the day without a cup of tea or coffee. For all those chai or coffee lovers, here's what you can do:
Step 1. Make black/green tea or coffee.
Step 2. Add ginger powder (not ginger roots), turmeric powder and lemon juice and mix.
Step 3. Add some honey if you want and take a sip.
Try making this drink at home and give a healthy start to your day!
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