TURMERIC: THE GOLDEN SPICE FOR IMMUNE HEALTH
Turmeric is a spice that has been used in traditional medicine for centuries. Warm and slightly bitter, turmeric is best characterized by its golden hue. Its most well-known advantage is its ability to boost the immune system. Turmeric contains a compound called curcumin, which has anti-inflammatory properties. Inflammation is a natural response to infection or injury, but chronic inflammation can weaken the immune system and make us more susceptible to illness. Curcumin helps to reduce inflammation, which in turn can help to boost the immune system.
Studies have shown that curcumin can increase the production of white blood cells, which are responsible for fighting off infections. It can also improve the function of these cells, making them more effective at destroying harmful bacteria and viruses. Turmeric is easy to incorporate into your diet. It can be used in a variety of dishes, from curries to mocktails.
The Golden Spice Mocktail
To make the mocktail, you'll need:
1 can of Rizo Radiance Passion Fruit Bliss
1/2 tsp of turmeric powder
1/2 tsp of honey (or more to taste)
1/4 cup of fresh lime juice
A few sprigs of fresh mint
Thinly sliced cucumber
In a bowl, mix together the turmeric powder, honey, and lime juice until well combined
Pour the turmeric mixture with Rizo Radiance Passion Fruit Bliss and stir until everything is well mixed
Add a few sprigs of fresh mint to the mixture and give it a gentle stir
Serve the mocktail over ice and garnish with a fresh mint sprig with sliced cucumber, and enjoy!