If you want to sleep better and flush toxins out of your body, then this is the most important article you’ve ever read. I will show you how ‘golden milk,’ a mixture of coconut milk, turmeric, ginger and black pepper can improve your health.
This delicious mixture will help you sleep like a baby since it’ll calm you down and reduce stress. It’ll also detoxify all your organs, leaving you healthier, slimmer and energetic.
Benefits of drinking golden milk
The main ingredient in this drink (turmeric) has many proven benefits. Thousands of studies show that turmeric fights inflammation, arthritis, cancer, diabetes, obesity, chronic diseases, stroke, and so on.
The benefits of turmeric come from curcumin. A compound that has strong antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties. And as you may know, inflammation is the cause of most chronic diseases.
Here are benefits of curcumin you should know:
- Regulates cholesterol levels
- Reduces risk of different cancers
- Improves heart health
- Strengthens immune system
- Cleanses the liver
- ControlsGi blood sugar levels
Coconut milk is another powerful ingredient in this drink. It boosts energy levels, enhances weight loss, improves brain function, benefits cardiovascular health, and controls blood sugar.
Additionally, coconut milk enhances absorption of nutrients from other foods into our bodies. It’ll even increase the bioavailability of turmeric.
The nutrients you’ll get from coconut milk include vitamins B, C, and E, phosphorus, magnesium, iron, and potassium.
Benefits of ginger
Ginger is yet another powerful ingredient. It’s popularly known for its therapeutic and anti-inflammatory properties.
Studies have linked it to better circulation, lower risk of cancer, better insulin sensitivity, normal blood pressure, better digestive health, and better respiratory health.
What you need to make golden milk
- 1 teaspoon of turmeric
- 2 cups of coconut milk (feel free to use other milk)
- A small piece of sliced ginger
- ¼ teaspoon of black pepper
- Honey (optional)
- Mix all ingredients in a pan (except honey).
- Cook them at medium heat until bubbles start popping out.
- Sieve the drink to remove the ginger.
- Add honey, stir and drink.