4 Super-healthy Turmeric Smoothie Recipes For Overall Health

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The use of turmeric has been incredibly important throughout history. Ever wondered why? It not only excites your taste buds but also boasts an impressive list of health benefits. It has been an integral part of our diet for centuries, and today, its usage has reached almost every household on the planet!

There’s a lot more to turmeric than just spicing up a curry. Turmeric contains curcumin, a powerful antioxidant, that helps fight diseases and boosts your immune system. Research suggests that intake of turmeric will enhance your brain health for a large extent. It helps reduce your stress levels, fight Alzheimer’s, and improve your heart health.12

It can get boring to eat the same thing every day. So, here’s a list of smoothie recipes to incorporate turmeric into your daily diet.

Turmeric Smoothie Recipes

Turmeric With Coconut Milk

Turmeric Smoothie Recipe

Ingredients

  • 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

Process these ingredients in a blender until smooth and enjoy the smoothie.

Turmeric Coffee Smoothie

Turmeric Coffee Smoothie Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1/2 tsp Ginger, ground
  • 1/2 cup Almond milk or coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp Honey or maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon, ground
  • 1 tsp Turmeric, ground
  • 1 tbsp Chia seeds
  • 1 tsp Instant coffee
  • 4 Ice cubes

Combine ingredients in a blender and pulse until smooth, for about 30 seconds, allowing the coffee to grind up completely.

Turmeric Lemon Smoothie

Turmeric Lemon Smoothie Recipe

Ingredients

  • 3 Bananas
  • 1/2 cup Coconut milk
  • 2 tbsp Honey
  • 1/4 cup Lemon juice
  • 1 tsp Turmeric
  • 2 tbsp Chia seeds
  • 1 cup Yogurt

Get your coffee fix and reap the benefits of this turmeric smoothie.

Turmeric Mango Smoothie

Turmeric Mango Smoothie Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1/2 tsp Ginger
  • 3/4 cup Mango cubes, fresh or frozen
  • 1 tsp Honey
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric, ground
  • 1/4 cup Greek yogurt, nonfat plain
  • 3/4 cup Milk
  • 3 Ice cubes

Try this nutrient-packed smoothie for a perfect quick breakfast.

These are a few creative ways to add turmeric to your daily smoothie recipes. Try these and make your day healthy.

 

References   [ + ]

1.Xu, Ying, Baoshan Ku, Lu Tie, Haiyan Yao, Wengao Jiang, Xing Ma, and Xuejun Li. “Curcumin reverses the effects of chronic stress on behavior, the HPA axis, BDNF expression and phosphorylation of CREB.” Brain research 1122, no. 1 (2006): 56-64.
2.Mishra, Shrikant, and Kalpana Palanivelu. “The effect of curcumin (turmeric) on Alzheimer’s disease: An overview.” Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology 11, no. 1 (2008): 13.

Disclaimer: The content is purely informative and educational in nature and should not be construed as medical advice. Please use the content only in consultation with an appropriate certified medical or healthcare professional.

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