Citizens who want to strengthen their immune systems due to the coronavirus epidemic are trying different ways. To increase body resistance on cold winter days, the smoothie consisting of turmeric, zenfecil, celery, parsley, lemon and carrot is also a storehouse of vitamins and minerals that anyone can easily prepare at home.
Nutrition and Diet Specialist Nafikar President said that the protagonists of this smoothie, which can be prepared at home in 5 minutes, are turmeric and ginger. “Ginger and turmeric are especially good for pain, reduce cough, and increase resistance. It also has a very good antioxidant properties, “he said.
Celery stalk keeps you fresh
President, who prepared the healthy smoothie while explaining the benefits of its ingredients, said, “After adding a teaspoon of ginger into the grated turmeric, we add 6-7 celery stalks. Celery stalk increases our energy and keeps us fit and is a good source of vitamins and minerals thanks to the vitamins A, C and potassium it contains. “Thanks to its antioxidant properties, it increases our body resistance and strengthens our immunity by fighting free radicals in the body.”
CARROT AND LEMON WITH SHELL
Explaining the benefits of the carrot added to the mixture with the words, “The beta carotene, which gives the orange color of the carrot, has a very good antioxidant property against cancer,” President said, “We add 3 slices of peeled lemon to our mixture. It is a natural antibiotic. It helps to protect the body against infections during the cold winter months, “he said.
A CUP CAN BE DRINKED EVERY DAY
Stating that a pinch of parsley was finally added to the prepared mixture, Nafikar President said, “Parsley is also good for the digestive system, it is protective against cardiovascular diseases.”
Explaining that the prepared mixture is mixed with 1 glass of water and passed through the blender, President said that if the healing smoothie is drunk a glass every day, body resistance will be increased and immunity will be strengthened.