Your Ultimate Morning Pick Me Up
This anti-inflammatory, detoxifying and immune boosting morning elixir is packed with antioxidants and nutrients that will have you feeling energised, rev up your digestive system and get you through your morning.
This drink is packed full of beneficial ingredients to optimise your health, but for us it also helped us set up a healthy mindset for the rest of the day. When you start your day with a healthy decision this tends to make it easier to continue to make healthy decisions throughout the day.
A breakdown of the ingredients and what how they will benefit your health and body:
Turmeric and ginger both have major health benefits for your body and brain. To name a few, these compounds are full of anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that stimulate your digestive system, protects the heart, fight diabetes and cancer, is a natural treatment for arthritis and protects liver damage.
Lemon juice is full of health benefits due to its nourishing elements like vitamin c, potassium, calcium and magnesium. Lemons are a natural detoxifier, which helps to speed up the metabolism and improve digestion. Lemon juice alkalises the body, which helps fight infection and disease, it also aids in removing toxins within the body, which results in weight loss, reduced bloating and gives the skin a healthy glow.
Apple cider vinegar has so many benefits within the body. ACV assists with digestion, increases circulation within the body, and has a warming healing effect that increases blood flow. ACV kills harmful bacteria within the body and alkalises the body helping to balance the body’s pH levels. ACV increases hydrochloric acid production in your stomach to help break down and digestive food throughout the day increasing nutrient absorption and assimilation.
Cinnamon will fire things up to wake and invigorate the body.
Starting the day with this morning routine can leave you reaping benefits such as:
- Increased energy in the morning and throughout the day
- Better digestion
- Less bloating
- Weight loss
- Disease prevention
Add this drink to your morning routine everyday for at least two weeks and the benefits will amaze you.
(Use organic ingredients where possible)
- 1 cup warm water
- Juice from ½ lemon
- 2 tbsp. apple cider vinegar
- 1 tsp. raw honey
- Pinch of ground cinnamon
- 1 tsp. fresh ginger, grated
- 1 tsp. fresh turmeric, grated
- Add all ingredients to blender and mix until smooth. Add more water to reach your desired consistency.