Liquid Gold Superfood Smoothie
This sweet and spicy smoothie is an anti-inflammatory powerhouse that is sure to have you feeling your best. The ginger and turmeric in this concoction are powerful anti-inflammatory agents that naturally fight conditions such as joint pain and play a role in protecting our brain and heart health. Juicy mangoes add a tropical twist to this smoothie while carrots rich in vitamin-A work to keep your eyes and heart-healthy. Meanwhile, enzyme-rich pineapple and papaya help ease digestion.
- ANTI INFLAMMATORY
- DIGESTIVE SUPPORT
Ginger is a popular spice. It is high in gingerol, a substance with powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Ginger is also effective at reducing the day-to-day progression of muscle pain, and may reduce exercise-induced muscle soreness and a great addition to post-workout recovery!
Coconuts contain significant amounts of fat, but unlike other nuts, they provide fat that is mostly in the form of medium chain saturated fatty acids (MCFAs) in particular, one called lauric acid. Lauric acid in the body is a powerful antiviral, antifungal and antibacterial. Adding a moderate amount of coconut-derived foods in your diet may help protect the body from infections and viruses.
Despite their small size, chia seeds are one of the most nutritious dense foods. They’re loaded with fiber, protein, omega-3 fatty acids and various micronutrients. Great news for those who don’t consume dairy - gram for gram, the calcium content in chia seeds is higher than most dairy products. As a result, chia seeds may be considered an excellent source of calcium for people who don't eat dairy.
The active compound in turmeric is curcumin and this bioactive compound delivers a one-two punch against free radicals. It blocks them directly, then stimulates your body's own antioxidant defenses!