Antioxidant Turmeric Ginger Tea
Fall is the season for spice teas. This ginger and turmeric tea recipe is chock-full of antioxidants. Merriam Webster defines antioxidants as a substance (as beta-carotene or vitamin C) that inhibits oxidation or reactions promoted by oxygen, peroxides, or free radicals and a substance that is added to food and other products to prevent harmful chemical reactions in which oxygen is combined with other substances. Many cancer diets suggest a diet rich in antioxidants.
Ginger and turmeric are often touted for their therapeutic benefits. According to the Mayo Clinic, both of these naturally growing roots may have antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties and could offer many other health benefits. You can incorporate ginger and turmeric into meals, beverages, or even take them in a supplement form.
As the air cools, warm up with this ginger and turmeric tea. It’s delicious, soothing and will make you feel cozy inside with every sip.
GINGER TURMERIC TEA
8 oz boiling water
1 tsp. fresh turmeric root, grated (1/3 tsp. if using dried)
1 tsp. fresh ginger root, grated (1/3 tsp. if using dried)
1 tsp. coconut oil
Honey to taste, optional
Fresh lemon wedge, optional
Combine all ingredients.
Drink daily or as desired.
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