Top 5 Beverages To Drink To Build Your Immunity
It's that time of the year again where our biggest concern is immunity & immune systems going for a toss & inadvertently cold becomes a friend that keeps frequenting. Blocked noses, fatigue & lingering ailments are a constant through these months of winter. ENTER: CITRUS SMOOTHIES. Literally, a saviour that acts as a magic potion to build your immunity. This is something that one should keep closer than anything pharmaceutical! Because natural remedies are the way forward, isn't it?
I'm sure you've heard the term anti-inflammatory every time your immunity drops & swearing by ingredients like ginger & turmeric has become a norm in winters. But, having them just like that sounds too plain Jane for you? What if we tell you that you can now concoct some of the yummiest smoothies & drinks with the punch of oranges, lemon, turmeric, ginger & everything natural to keep your immunity stronger. Excited? Let us introduce you to:
1. Lemon-Turmeric Immunity Strengthener
Loading up on vitamin C is a must during winters & the wisest thing to do too. Think fresh oranges & lemons; the much-needed punch on a dull winter day to avoid that cold, (if you haven't already had one). Here's a vibrant orange smoothie that will hopefully keep your illnesses miles away & keep you strong. You could also make this smoothie dairy-free by substituting yogurt with almond/cashew/coconut milk.
Ingredients you need:
1 frozen banana
¼ cup Yogurt
½ cup fresh orange juice
½ Tbsp lemon juice
½ Tbsp grated ginger
¼ tsp turmeric powder
Chia seeds, to garnish
Blend them all up in processor & it's ready to serve.
2. Power-Packed Immunity Booster
Coffee is something we generally rely upon to keep our energy levels up but during winters coffee alone doesn't cut it. You're going to need much more than that. Ever wondered how much nutrient values can fit into one smoothie? Always. Then, this smoothie might be the answer. It's protein-filled smoothie with a whole lot of natural nutrients coming from ingredients like spinach, oranges, almonds & carrots. So, sip up!