Smoothies are much healthier treats than snacks. They also taste very good and are very convenient.
The thing that you need to know first, is that turmeric and pineapple offer numerous health benefits. Just blend the two together and you are now in possession of a vitamin bomb.
Turmeric keeps your immune system healthy, detoxifies your body and lowers the inflammation. It also contains antiviral, antioxidant and antibiotic properties, and can provide pain relief.
They contain bromelain, a natural enzyme that effectively helps your digestive system to break down and to absorb the nutrients that are ingested through the food.
It can also reduce swelling and inflammation, and treat conditions like arthritis, inflammatory bowel conditions, strains, sprains and sinusitis. That is the main reason why this fruit is great for relieving the pain in the joints.
- Chia seeds
These seeds contain dietary fiber, fats, carbohydrates and protein. They also contain omega 3 fatty acids, and this plant belongs to the group of plants that are considered to be superior, because of its fat contents.
- Coconut water
It is said that coconut water can help with minor to severe health conditions. There are studies that show that it is packed with antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antiviral and antioxidant properties.
It can regulate blood pressure, the levels of cholesterol and blood sugar.
- Maca powder
This powder contains minerals, enzymes, antioxidants, vitamins and amino acids.
Pepper is a rich source of iron, vitamins C and K, potassium and dietary fiber. It is also an excellent anti-inflammatory agent.
Lime greatly helps the process of digestion, it has antioxidant properties and it does not have any side effects.
Coconut is considered to be a superfood, regardless of its form. It has no added cholesterol, but it contains amino acids, minerals and vitamins.
- One teaspoon of turmeric powder
- One cup of diced pineapple
- Half a lime (peeled)
- One tablespoon of chia seeds
- One tablespoon of shredded coconut
- One cup of coconut water
- A dash of black pepper
- Maca powder (this one is optional)
Blend all the ingredients together, so that you can enjoy its amazing benefits.