IN TERMS OF BIOLOGY,IMMUNITY is the balanced state of multicellular organisms having adequate biological defenses to fight various infections and diseases . So basically in order to fight with coronavirus we need to strengthen our immunity. Coronavirus has still not wiped out of our environment completely so rather than being careless just boost up our defense mechanism with help of the BEST SUMMER DRINKS highly recommended by yourfitnessstories.
During summers our body needs a lot of water in order to avoid dehydration. Our body comprises of 70 % of water . These bodily fluids performs various function in our body ie . Blood circulation, digestion, creation of saliva and maintenance of body temperature. Frequent sweating due to high temperature specially in upcoming months may disrupt our immune system. Drinks helps us to keep our body temperature stable plus boosts our immunity.
1.Watermelon × chia seeds Slush :-
Our second ingredient chia seeds is well known for weight loss . It is a superfood as
not only rich in fiber but provides energy too.
●Rich in omega 3.
●Antioxidant and maintains blood and cholesterol level.
So compilation of 30mg Watermelon and 1teapsoon of chia seeds forms up a great slush for fitness regime.
*Don't add salt to this drink .
2. Cucumber-Mint Lemonade:-
Cucumber lemon Mint water is loaded with benefits . This drink not only detoxify our body but has great anticancer properies. Moreover those who have problems related to kidneys or kidney stones this drink works wonders fir them.
In order to make your cucumber- mint-lemonade just in 1 pitcher of water add cucumber slices, some 15-20 mint leaves , 1/2 lemon juices and some lemon slices as well . Now refrigerate this water for 2 -3 hours so that it leaves its essence . The longer you refirigerate more flavors it will grasp.
From it's name it mind sound wierd that what combination is this! But as far as it's taste and nutritional value is concerned nothing can be better than this combo . We all love mangoes. Right !But adding the spinach enhacing it's nutrional value. Mangoes we all know has lots of benifits - is good for eyes, skin cleanser ,fighting cancer as well as for weight loss .All those who think mango increases weight should know this is a myth. Spinach that is rich in vitamin A , C and K make this drink the healthiest drink ever . In this vibrant green smoothie sweetness of mangoes is perfectly blended with spinach.
Take 2 cups of mangoes and 2 cups of spinach (you can alter the quantity of spinach if you like ) and half a cup of milk (this you can replace with water as well if you want) That's it ! You all set to go !
4. Orange - tomato Drink :-
Orange -tomato drink is the best source of Vitamin C and is flooded with antioxidants. This juice rejuvenates your skin and adds a natural glow to your skin which never goes off. This drink helps in building up your immunity to fight against diseases.
How to make this drink? Add one 1 cup of chopped tomatoes and 1 peeled medium orange and 4 carrots (this is optional ).
5.Ashwagandha -turmeric milk :
Ashwagandha is ancient medicinal herb that has innumerable benefits. It is pain reliever that acts on the nervous system and help us battling stress and depression the most common problem among peoples now adays. This herb is the king of ayurveda which reduces the levels of cholesterol as well as cortisol levels of our body .
Ashwagandha is easily available in market in a powdered form and turmeric our second ingredient with antibacterial and healing properties is always present in our kitchen .
So , to make this drink take 1 tablespoon of ashwagandha powder and add it in a one glass of milk.Now add 1/2tablespoon of turmeric powder and some cinnamon stick just to add a bit of flavour and increase its nutrional value. As sweetner you can relay on natural sugar it can be honey or maple syrup .
6. Bael sharbat: -
Profoundly known as 'stone apple' is a power punch of nutrients including beta-carotene, protein, riboflavin and vitamin C. It is loaded with vitamin B1 and B2, thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, carotene and possesses good amounts of minerals like calcium, potassium, fiber and good fats.
These fruits are also popular for antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and laxative properties and it has been in use for its medicinal and therapeutic properties in Ayurveda, Siddha and other forms of alternate medicine for thousands of years.
And if you are wondering, how to include these hard-exterior fruits in your daily diet, the best way is to drink homemade bael sherbet
How to make bael sharbat:-First you have to remove the outer shell as is done in picture. Then the pulp that lies inside the shell just mash it in a bowl but first seperate the seeds they are too bitter .They shouldn't be the part of your drink . *Also scrap the pulp that lies on the outer shell little bit as it contains lovely earthly aroma . Now add some cold water in bowl nicley mash the pulp and extract the juice by straining it . Now just add a 2 tbsp of sugar so as to enhance the sweetness. Your drink is ready!All ready to be served with mint leaves.
Some of the best 6 drinks to boost immune system and make you feel refresh and light!!!!