National Nutrition Week 2022: 4 Healthy Drinks To Boost Immunity
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In an effort to raise awareness about the importance of consuming nutrient-rich food and leading a healthy lifestyle, India observes ‘National Nutrition Week’ from September 1 to 7, every year. Experts around the world have time and again stressed the fact how a balanced and nutritious diet has long-term benefits for our health. 

When it comes to food, we usually love to gorge on oily, spicy, and sugary treats more than things that are healthy. But it’s probably safe to say now that the Coronavirus pandemic has taught us to be mindful of our eating habits. It has made us more health conscious than ever before, so much so that the topic of immunity has become the talk of the town. If you are still in search of ways to gain more nutrients for a healthy body, we suggest you amp up your diet with some yummy, immunity-boosting drinks that you can have in the morning. 

Morning meals help you to charge your body with vitamins and all the essential nutrients, as you get set for the day. You can pack your breakfast with as many healthy treats as you can. So, replace your tea or coffee with our immunity-boosting drinks that are a mix of a variety of things that can aid your health in several ways.  

Here’re a few immunity-boosting drinks you can easily make at home. 

1. Beetroot Carrot Juice 

The high nutritive value of beetroot and carrot is well known. Rich in Vitamin A, C, and E, besides iron and calcium, this juice helps increase immunity while also fighting inflammation. Throw in some ginger and turmeric, and you can increase the immunity-boosting qualities of this drink.  

2. Kale And Flaxseed Smoothie 

Loaded with ingredients high in tryptophan, protein and Omega 3, this smoothie comes with the goodness of kale, flaxseed, and almond milk. You can add in more fruits of your choice. This smoothie is a perfect balance of taste and health, as flaxseed brings in Omega 3 fatty acids, besides insoluble fibres, while kale is rich in antioxidants. 

3. Green Juice 

The high nutrients of leafy green vegetables make this green juice extremely popular amongst fitness enthusiasts. Kale, celery, and cucumber, combined with lemon, ginger, and apple bring in the best of nutrients in a glass. You can also add in spinach or other green veggies of your choice. Not only do they boost immunity, but also help you lose weight. Mix it all in a blender and add sweetness as per your taste. 

4. Amla Honey Juice 

Amla or Indian gooseberry is a storehouse of Vitamin C, which is known to boost immunity. This amla juice is a nourishing drink which is enough to fulfil your day’s requirement for Vitamin C, while cleansing the system and building immunity to fight various diseases. The addition of star anise, which has shikimic acid, is known for its antiviral properties, making this a wholesome drink.