One of the best things you can do for yourself first thing in the morning is to prepare nutritious smoothie full of healthy ingredients that is packed with antioxidants that will refresh and energize your body and keep it healthy.
But did you ever try turmeric smoothie? It is amazing how many health benefits this spice has on human organism and it is the main reason we are giving you this recipe.
TURMERIC SMOOTHIE RECIPE
To prepare the smoothie you need the following ingredients:
Cup of coconut or almond milk
½ cup of frozen pineapple or mango
1 tablespoon of coconut oil
½ teaspoon of ginger powder
½ teaspoon of turmeric
½ teaspoon of cinnamon
1 teaspoon of maca root powder.
Add all the ingredients in a blender and mix well until it is all well homogenized. Don’t treat any of the ingredients thermally longer than it is recommended. Don’t use animal milk.
Drink this smoothie every day on empty stomach. It is the best way to supply your body with amazing range of antioxidants.
Health benefits of turmeric
Turmeric is a plant similar to ginger. It is used as main spice in the Indian cuisine. Besides as spice, turmeric has amazing use in folk medicine for treating various diseases and disorders. It is packed with antioxidants that protect from the harmful effects of free radicals. It is proven to help in protecting from cancer, helps weight loss, stomach problems, liver disorders, skin inflammations and damages, depression and many more.
Turmeric as a remedy of folk medicine can successfully treat skin cancer, hepatitis, rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia,jaundice, diarrhea, headache, liver and bile disorders, menstrual cramps, bruises, pain, eye infections, favus, Alzheimer’s and more.
Side effects of turmeric
Turmeric is very healthy but it can have various side effects in people that have some diseases, especially if used as remedy.
It is recommended to pregnant women to avoid this spice, especially not to use it medicinal properties. It is also not proven to have any effects, but it is also recommended to avoid it also during breastfeeding.
Turmeric can also affect your bile especially if you have any disorder link to it. If you are suffering from acid reflux it can disturb your stomach. Turmeric can slow down blood coagulation and it is recommended to avoid it before or after surgery.