We all love a delicious smoothie. Sitting back with a cool fruity drink to refresh and energise oneself is a fantastic way to pamper your tastebuds and get going with your day at the same time!

However, no one loves inflammation, cancer, bacteria and diabetes.

Adding powdered Turmeric, a relative of ginger, to a smoothie is a great way to get that delicious and nutritious smoothie boost while at the same time battling a host of physical ailments.

The spice has been used for centuries as a medicine with powerful anti cancerous, anti-inflammatory, anti-viral properties. Despite it’s slightly bitter taste, as little as half a teaspoon in a blended smoothie can go a long way in assisting in improving one’s health, without all the expenses, risks and hazards of relying on modern medicines like non-steroidal anti-inflammatories which have numerous side effects and downsides.

Try this fantastic smoothie recipe to battle those viruses, ease up aching joints and get your body running smoothly and efficiently!turmeric-curcumin

Turmeric Smoothie Recipe

1 cup hemp or coconut milk
1/2 cup frozen pineapple or mango chunks
1 fresh banana
1 tablespoon coconut oil
1/2 teaspoon turmeric (can be increased to 1 tsp)
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ginger
1 teaspoon chia seeds
1 teaspoon maca (optional)
Add all ingredients into a blender and process until smooth.

This recipe is best consumed in the morning on an empty stomach. Not only will it increase your energy for the first half of the day, but it will clear your mind and infuse your body with some of the most powerful antioxidants in the world. Now that’s a great breakast idea!

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