Monsoon diet: Drink this coconut water concoction to strengthen your immunity this season
The benefits of coconut water are plenty and many nutritionists and dietitians across the world often recommend adding coconut water to diet to steer clear of harmful toxins.
Now that monsoon season is here, it's time to pay attention to our immunity levels that tend to take a dip during this time of the year. In order to keep the immunity system strong and running, it is imperative to load up on a diet that comprises essential vitamins and minerals.
A diet devoid of vital nutrients may end up giving rise to various deficiencies in the body. Hence, to take care of that, you can bring to your rescue the super-refreshing and healthy coconut water.
The benefits of coconut water are aplenty and many nutritionists and dietitians across the world often recommend adding coconut water to diet to steer clear of harmful toxins. This is primarily because coconut water is replete with antioxidant properties that help in flushing out toxins from the body.
Not only does coconut water provides our body with a good dose of electrolytes, but also has the potential of doing wonders for our skin-health, heart-health as well as the waistline. To enhance the immunity-boosting properties of this thirst quencher, all you have to do is add to it two kitchen ingredients that are brimming with health-benefiting properties- pineapple and lemon.
Pineapple and lemon both are excellent sources of Vitamin C. Being strong antioxidants, both these ingredients can help combat the formation of free radicals in the body. Adding them to coconut water would only take the nutritional value of this drink a notch higher. Here's how you can make an immunity-boosting drink for yourself.
Ingredients Required: Coconut water - 1 glass, Lemon - 1 sliced, Pineapple chunks - 1 cup
Method: To begin with, add the pineapple chunks in a blender and give it a gentle spin. Once the pineapple chunks are blended well into a juice-like consistency, pour the juice out in a glass. Take a pitcher or large vessel and combine coconut water with pineapple juice. Next, squeeze in some lemon juice and you're good to go.
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