If you want to enjoy optimal health and well-being, both physically and mentally, you need to ensure that you’re consuming the right ingredients. Health really is wealth, and the more quality ingredients you put into your body, the healthier you will be.
Many health-conscious individuals like to start their mornings with a delicious fruit smoothie. The problem is that some people choose to purchase pre-made smoothies from supermarkets and convenience stores, which are often loaded full of sugar. It would be far more beneficial to make your own, which is what we’re going to help you do today.
This smoothie recipe is fruity, it has a tropical theme, and it is loaded full of healthy ingredients that promote optimal health, especially where inflammation is concerned. Here’s our pineapple, turmeric, and coconut smoothie recipe.
What makes it so healthy?
Before we list the ingredients, we’re going to take a quick look at what it is that makes this smoothie so healthy. To begin with, it is loaded with pineapple, which is full of vitamin C and nutrients such as Bromelain. Bromelain is a natural enzyme found in pineapple that greatly reduces inflammation in the body.
Inflammation in the body results in pain and discomfort, plus it is often a precursor for chronic conditions including cancer. The turmeric found in this smoothie is another very powerful anti-inflammatory. It is hugely beneficial for the body and the brain and can potentially help to prevent degenerative brain conditions such as dementia and Alzheimer’s.
This smoothie boosts the immune system, prevents and fights inflammation, promotes healthy organs, boosts brain health, promotes healthy circulation, boosts energy levels, lowers blood sugar, and much more.
- ½ tsp of ground turmeric powder
- ½ cup of fresh pineapple
- 1 cup of coconut milk
- 1 banana
- 1 pinch of black pepper (Piperine, an active ingredient in black pepper, increases the absorption rates of turmeric in the body)
- 1 tsp of chia seeds
- ½ tsp of cinnamon
- ½ tsp of ground ginger
- 1 tsp of maca root powder
Simply take your ingredients, add them to a blender, throw the lid on tight and blend to a smoothie consistency. If the smoothie is too thick, simply add a little more coconut milk or water and blend again.