Posts tagged “Antioxidant”
Fight off colds this season by incorporating ginger into your diet. It’s an “herb” with strong flavor that is unmistakable AND has medicinal properties.
Ginger has been used for several health properties for hundreds of years in many different cultures. Some of the benefits include:
Calm nausea and motion sickness
Increase blood circulation
Boost the immune system and
Acting as an anti-inflammatory and antioxidant
Try this energizing drink that is packed with vitamin C, antioxidants and beta-carotene to start your day.
Pear Ginger Smoothie
1 ripe Anjou or Bartlett pear—peeled, cored and chopped
1/4 cup fresh carrot juice
1/4 cup skim milk
1/2 teaspoon finely grated fresh ginger
1/2 cup crushed ice
Combine all the ingredients in a blender until smooth and enjoy!