The liver is one of the most important organs in the human body. This filter is responsible for the elimination of the body’s ingested toxins throughout the day, providing good overall health. It is therefore very important to take care of it with a healthy diet and regular detox.
Lemon juice, ginger and turmeric are foods that you can add to your smoothies. They will help you cleanse your body and your liver.
Here is a smoothie recipe that, besides being beneficial to the body, it is very tasty.
Tropical turmeric smoothie
- 2 cups pineapple
- 2 cups kale
- 2 cups coconut milk
- ½ mango
- 1 teaspoon of freshly ground ginger
- ½ teaspoon turmeric
- Juice of ½ lemon
Put the kale and coconut milk in a bowl and mix until smooth. Then add the remaining ingredients and mix well. If the mixture is too thick, you can add some more coconut milk.
To make a cold smoothie, use frozen mango. You can also add ice if necessary.
This recipe is very simple to make and you probably already have most of the ingredients at hand. The combination of these ingredients makes this a great healthy smoothie drink, to take it as a breakfast or snack at midday.
Health benefits of the ingredients
Ginger has many advantages: it is antioxidant; it has anti-inflammatory properties and promotes good digestion. Ginger as an antioxidant has anticancer properties. It strengthens the immune system, helps the digestive system to function smoothly and relieves inflammation of the joints.
Lemon is full of antioxidants and vitamin C that reduces wrinkles and fights against the signs of premature aging. Lemon is naturally diuretic, which promotes frequent urination and thus elimination of waste and toxins. The combination of lemon and turmeric is perfect for detoxifying the body.
The health benefits of turmeric are manifold. This root is similar to that of a ginger. Turmeric is the basis for many sauces like curry; this is also the spice that gives yellow color to Indian dishes. Turmeric added to your daily diet can be extremely beneficial.
Turmeric enhances the metabolism, prevents depression, arthritis and skin diseases. It also helps to remove toxins from the kidneys and body. This is a very powerful antioxidant that fights against cancer. It is known for its antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties.
Turmeric is a spice ideal for the skin. It nourishes, moisturizes and cleanses the skin, so it preserves its elasticity and youth. Turmeric can also help you lose weight. It helps the digestive system to absorb nutrients and normalizes the body’s metabolism.