Candice Roat is a youthful, energetic mother and businesswoman caring about what happens to our bodies and bodies of growing children. Coco Bliss Superfood Collective shows that food can be super healthy as well as super yummy too.
As the cooler weather sets in, it becomes more important to nourish your immune system with anti-inflammatory foods, and foods high in vitamins and minerals. Inflammation in our bodies causes fatigue and a weaker immune system, making us more susceptible to illness and picking up nasty bugs.
TOP CULPRITS THAT CAUSE INFLAMMATION & DEPRESS OUR IMMUNE SYSTEMS:
* Refined sugar & synthetic sweeteners
FOODS TO BOOST YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM
|TUMERIC||Contains the orange pigment curcumin that is a natural wonder drug, a potent anti-inflammatory herb, high in antioxidants and a cold and flu fighter.|
|GINGER||An anti-inflammatory and antioxidant that improves circulation and is a cold and flu fighter|
|LEMON||High in vitamin C, aids digestion and balances PH levels in the body|
|PAPAYA||High in vitamin C and antioxidants, and aids digestion|
|DARK LEAFY GREEN||The rule with greens: the darker, the better. High in vitamin K, also has beta-carotene, vitamin C, calcium, folate and more.|
|WHEATGRASS||A powerful antioxidant high in chlorophyll which helps cleanse the body from toxins.|
|RAW HONEY||Great for soothing and lining a sore throat, antibacterial and immune boosting, alkalising, high in minerals and enzymes.|
|NUTS||High in omega fatty acids and antioxidants.|
IMMUNE BOOSTING WARM TONIC
This super tonic is high in vitamin C and antioxidants and a great anti-inflammatory elixir.
- Pot boiled water
- 1 thumb of ginger sliced
- 1 ½ thumb tumeric sliced
- juice of ½ lemon
- 1 tblspn raw honey
Steep ginger and tumeric in hot boiled water for 3-5 mins.
Add juice of lemon and honey, and stir.
For added potency, cold press the juice of the ginger and tumeric rather than slice.
Coco Bliss Superfood Collective
Bulimba | South Brisbane | Nundah