The festive season is here - which means, we are all set to go on a bingeing spree. Let's agree, food and celebration go hand-in-hand. In fact, it is that time of the year when we keep our diet thoughts at bay and devour all the decadent delicacies. Much agreeable? While it is totally fine to indulge in your favourite dishes during celebrations, but one must also remember taking extra care of their health to avoid any health issue. Over eating often leads to bloating, indigestion, heartburn and other gut-related problems. This is why health experts suggest proper detoxification to flush out toxins and stay healthy.
Considering this, we found a detox drink (or herbal tea) recipe that can be a great option for you to include in your festive diet. It's a simple three-ingredient drink, prepared with common kitchen spices. It is also easy to make and loads you up with healthy nutrients. All you need are - cumin, coriander, cardamom and water. The drink recipe has been suggested by celebrity nutritionist Munmun Ganeriwal. According to her, this drink works against bloating, acidity, nausea and loss of appetite. Let's find out the benefits of cardamom, cumin and coriander in details.
Health Benefits Of Cardamom:
Besides being a flavour enhancer, cardamom is also known to lower excess stomach acidity and regulate bowel function. It is also loaded with antioxidant compounds that help fight inflammation and protects cells from damaging. Click here to know more about the benefits of cardamom.
Health Benefits Of Coriander:
Coriander is one healthy spice that has a cooling effect against heartburn and acidity. It also works well against upset stomach and regulates metabolism. Besides, the spice is also loaded with several healthy nutrients that help reduce bloating and discomfort, which people face due to irregular bowel movement. Click here to know more about the benefits of coriander.
Health Benefits Of Cumin:
Cumin is a storehouse of several health benefitting nutrients that help boost digestion and promote immune health. Cumin is also loaded with iron and antioxidants that help detox our body and purify the blood flow. Click here to know more about the benefits of cumin.
Now that you are well aware of the benefits of cumin, coriander and cardamom, let's find out how to make this gut-healthy detox drink for the festive season.
How To Make Cumin-Coriander-Cardamom Tea - Recipe By Nutritionist Munmun Ganeriwal:
In a bowl of water, add cardamom, cumin and coriander and ring it to boil. Nutritionist Ganeriwal has also added some cloves to it. You may avoid adding cloves if you want. Add some mishri to taste. Boil well and strain in a glass.
Watch the detailed recipe below:
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