Kickstart your metabolism with a natural winter detox
The cold days are great weather to chill but they are detrimental to our bodies. The winter season can be a breeding ground of various flu and considering the current pandemic it's very important that we keep our health in check.
Winters require high body temperature to sustain the cold. So, it is advisable to drink warm drinks and healthy calorie rich foods to maintain the heat. Nutrient rich diet combined with a healthy dose of detox drinks can boost and revamp your metabolism. Detox drinks help clear the toxins from the body aiding better digestion, clear mind, and glowing skin.
Here are some of our favorite winter drinks to add to your daily diet.
Turmeric is rich in antioxidants and is a great medicine for colds and flu. Boil a teaspoon of turmeric and add honey to make the tea. Drinking this golden elixir every morning aids digestion and clears up congested vessels.
Cardamom is a rich sweet fragrant pod perfect for a healthy morning sweet drink. The seeds and the fruit are rich in antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Boil cardamom and mint in some water and add honey to your taste. This drink also pairs well with lunch or an evening snack.
This drink is a perfect option for tea lovers. Masala chai combines several fragrant and healthy spices. Boil cardamom, cinnamon, saffron, dry ginger, cloves, and brown sugar. Add the milk of your choice to make the drink creamier. The spices blend in beautifully with the milk and create a warm drink. This drink boosts your mood and helps in a variety of congestion issues.
This Ayurvedic recipe is perfect for cleansing the body. The coriander, cumin and fennel combination are a rich source of antioxidants. This tea helps the body cleanse in a slow and steady manner. The spice blend combines the heat of the cumin and the rich properties of coriander adding a touch of cool from the fennel to create the best detox drink ever.
Lemon tea is a simple age-old drink for all types of cold and flu. Lemons are rich in Vitamin C and turn alkaline once they enter the body. It can be prepared by adding a teaspoon of the juice to lukewarm water or boiling the whole lemon with fresh ginger. Combine this drink with a dose of honey to get the maximum benefits.
Mint is a fresh herb that is rich in anti-aging properties. Boil a few leaves with fresh ginger. Add your favorite black or green tea leaves to give that extra kick of caffeine. This drink is great for cold winter mornings and gives a fresh start to your busy day.
Enjoy good health with healthy delicious drinks and keep your body warm. Check out our website to buy fresh and dry ingredients to experiment on different winter drinks.