Natural products are the most useful. Among the fruits, vegetables and seeds, some stand out with a particularly pronounced anti-inflammatory effect. With such products, you can prepare anti-inflammatory juices, drinks and smoothies, which have an extremely high content of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, suppressing inflammation, pain, fighting harmful processes in the cells and preserving the overall he alth of the body.
Here are some sample recipes for anti-inflammatory drinks for good he alth.
- ½ teaspoon turmeric powder;
- ¼ teaspoon black pepper;
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice;
- 2 glasses of water;
- 2 teaspoons of raw honey.
In a small saucepan, mix all the ingredients without the honey. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat. Add the honey. Stir and let cool.
Turmeric tea has extremely powerful anti-inflammatory properties, can reduce pain and tissue inflammation, stimulate metabolism and improve the cardiovascular system.
- 1 cucumber, sliced;
- 3 celery stalks, chopped;
- 3 leaves of kale;
- 1 cup spinach;
- 1 small piece of fresh ginger;
- 2 tablespoons lime juice;
- 2 cored apples, sliced.
Put everything in a blender. Blend until you get a thick smooth mixture. Blend for a few minutes if necessary. If it gets too thick, add just a little water.
Green juice or green smoothie is a very he althy drink that is low in calories. It contains a wide variety of antioxidants, minerals and vitamins. It has the ability to stimulate cell regeneration, accelerate metabolism, improve intestinal peristalsis. It also plays an essential role in liver detox.
Smoothies with turmeric and pineapple
- 1 cup fresh or nut milk;
- 2 cups frozen fresh pineapple;
- 1 banana;
- 1 tablespoon freshly grated turmeric;
- 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated.
Mix all the ingredients in a blender. Blend on high speed until smooth. Drink now.
This smoothie has powerful anti-inflammatory properties. It is also very rich in vitamin C and D, potassium and digestive enzymes such as bromelain found in pineapple.
Concentrated ginger juice
- ¼ cup ginger root, peeled and coarsely chopped;
- 1/3 cup lemon juice from 3-4 lemons;
- ¼ cup coconut water;
- 1 pinch of red pepper.
Put all the ingredients in the blender. Blend on very high speed. Add and pulse until the ingredients are very well mixed. Strain the contents through a fine sieve to remove the coarse particles that will remain. Press the contents into the strainer with the bottom of a spoon to extract maximum juices from the ingredients. Drink the juice immediately.
This concentrated juice has extremely powerful anti-inflammatory properties. It increases immunity and gives a lot of energy. It also raises the internal temperature, which protects cells from damage caused by free radicals. The antioxidants in this juice suppress inflammation and fight oxidative stress. It also has a detox effect.