In a time when we are all trying to stay safe and healthy, what we eat and drink can play a significant role in promoting a healthy immune system.
Studies show that nutrients in beverages, can be at times more easily digested and absorbed.
Here are some drinks that are delicious, diet friendly, as well as low in calories and added sugars .
Tap, bottled or filtered, drinking 6-8 glasses of water per day can help to eliminate toxins and bad bacteria from your body.
Each packet contains 50% of the recommended essential daily vitamins your body needs to help keep it healthy. With only 10-15 calories per serving and available in delicious flavors like grape, coconut and acai lemonade, these are an easy and cost efficient way to get your daily dose of vitamins. For more info – slenderstick.com
Powerful Foods Yogurt Drinks
Studies show that a diet high in protein can help prevent against viral and bacterial infections. Powerful Foods Yogurt drinks are made with immune boosting Greek yogurt and ultra filtered non-fat milk.
Each bottle contains 20 grams of protein, which are about 40% daily-recommended protein guidelines for sedentary individuals.
These drinks are low in fat, low in sugar and contain 170 calories or less each bottle and come in 4 delicious flavors. Chocolate, Mocha, Coconut and Vanilla.
For more information visit powerful.co
Try to incorporate spices like Turmeric into your diet. This helps to improve the body’s response to colds and viruses as well as help keep the immune system strong by promoting circulation.
That’s why I love Rez Beverage. Each bottle contains about 25% of the recommended dosage of Turmeric and over 100% of the daily-recommended guidelines for Vitamin B6 as well as other vitamins and minerals
Available at Twice Daily, Rez is really a beverage with benefits.
For more information visit rezbev.com
Brodo bone broths help to reduce inflammation in the gut and boost the immune system because they are loaded with collagen, gelatin, and amino acids.
Created by award winning chef, Marco Canora, Brodo makes the most delicious and nutritious broth based on his grandma’s recipe.
They use 100% grass fed beef, organic poultry and organic vegetables.
Unlike shelf stable soups there are no fillers or preservatives. It’s made fresh and shipped directly to your door.
Free shipping on 10 or more broths.
For more information visit brodo.com
Immunitini Lemon Cucumber Cocktail.
Statistics show that liquor sales are up in Nashville and across the country.
I say if you are going to drink limit your consumption to one a day for women and two a day for men.
And when drinking try to keep it healthy by adding healing and hydrating nutrients to your beverage of choice.
This immunitini contains fresh lemon juice and fresh cucumber paired with your vodka of choice. I prefer Gluten free Titos. The cucumber and lemon juice help to boost one’s immunity, aid in digestion, flush out toxins and detoxify the body.
Ingredients & Directions
1 whole lemon
1 whole english cucumber
12 ice cubes
1 oz Titos Vodka
Wash lemon and cucumber thoroughly.
If you are using a juicing machine, be sure to remove the skin of both the lemon and cucumber.
Cut lemon in half and extract the juice using a hand press or automatic juicer into a glass or bowl.
After washing, cut cucumber in half or thirds. Extract the juice into a separate cup
Fill shaker with 12 ice cubes.
Pour in 1 oz of vodka.
Add in cucumber and lemon juice
Shake well for 15-30 seconds.
Strain and pour into a martini glass.
Garnish with 3 peeled cucumber slices.