There are many foods that support our immune system. If you don’t want to eat them, you can try drinking them. Here are some recipes for drinks rich in nutrients and vitamins. They will not only increase your immunity to viruses and bacteria, but also improve your mood. Enjoy!
Turmeric contains a compound called curcumin that boosts the immune system. In addition, it is famous for its anti-inflammatory properties. To make a delicious tea, prepare: fresh turmeric (1 tsp or 2 teaspoons of turmeric powder), lemon juice (1 tsp), unpasteurized honey to taste and 4 cups of water. Grate fresh turmeric and then boil it with water for 15-20 minutes. Drain and serve warm with lemon and honey.
Watermelon is a great immunity booster thanks to its high lycopene content. This substance gives it its characteristic bright red color. What is important, it is a strong antioxidant, which effectively fights germs. Watermelon consists of 92% water, which makes it perfect for hydrating the body
To prepare a delicious, healthy smoothie, you need: 2 cups of watermelon slices (without seeds), 10-12 mint leaves, 1 teaspoon of cumin powder, 1 teaspoon of sugar or honey, 1 teaspoon of lemon juice, 1 teaspoon of chia seeds and 1 teaspoon of salt. Add the mint leaves and watermelon chunks to the blender and blend thoroughly. Now pour in the cumin seeds, sugar and salt. Also add lemon juice and ice cubes and blend again. Pour the smoothie into a glass and sprinkle chia seeds on it. If you like, add half a glass of natural yogurt to it. It is an excellent probiotic that stimulates the digestive system.
This tea has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. It contains a lot of compounds that help treat infections. The phytonutrients found in raw honey have antibacterial and antiviral properties. Check out how to prepare this delicious, healthy and warming tea.
Prepare: 1 tsp grated ginger, pepper, 1 cinnamon stick, 2 cloves, 1 star anise, 1 cardamom pod, lemon and orange slices and 1 tsp honey. Boil all ingredients except honey and citrus slices in 1 liter of water for 30 minutes. Then pour into a mug and wait for a while. Now add some honey and citrus slices. Ready!
The drink contains a lot of vitamin C, K and other antioxidants. In addition, there is a lot of fiber, which helps the digestive system. Berries are effective in protecting against cold and flu. Place 50 g raspberries, 50 g blueberries, 150 ml coconut milk, 250 ml natural yogurt and a handful of spinach in a blender. Now blend everything thoroughly and pour it into a glass.
It is worth drinking it when you have a cold, cough and fever. The warmth of the ginger helps fight germs while soothing a sore throat. Besides, it also treats stomach ailments. Prepare: 1 teaspoon of grated ginger root, 1 ½ teaspoons of honey, 2 cloves of garlic, 1 stick of cinnamon and orange peel. Boil water in a pot until it starts to bubble. Now add all the ingredients, reduce the heat on the stove and let stand for about 15 minutes. Strain through a strainer into a cup or glass and drink
If you feel like you’re catching a cold, reach for this tea. You need: lemon juice, ½ teaspoon of turmeric, ¼ teaspoon of pepper and 1 ½ teaspoons of honey. Place the pepper and turmeric in a cup and then pour hot water over them. Now stir in the lemon juice and honey. Done!
A refreshing juice will give you more energy for action than coffee. Prepare: 4 green apples, 4 large carrots, a bunch of kale (8-10 leaves) and 4 stalks of celery. Cut the apples, carrots and celery into small pieces. Put the ingredients into the juicer in the following order: kale, celery, carrots and apple. Blend all the ingredients. Drink fresh juice whenever you can.