Raw ginger and turmeric water for weight loss and immunity

Nov 1, 2023

BY: Nibedita Roy

Raw ginger and turmeric water for weight loss and immunity

​​What happens when you brew raw turmeric and raw ginger?​

Winter is around the corner and it's that time of the year, when the body needs ample nutrition to sustain the struggles of the changing season. In fact, this is also the time when sipping on tea, coffee or other warm drinks becomes a quintessential part of the daily diet.

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​​Why drink this blend?​

One such age-old winter drink is made by brewing freshly grated ginger with raw turmeric, which can work as a game changer and heal everything from joint pain, inflammation to flu, fever, sore throat and a,so help with weight loss to name a few. Here's all you need to know about this best kept Ayurvedic secret which works better than medicines.

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​​Why ginger in winters?​

The strong taste, flavour and nutrients in ginger makes it a potent herb to consume during the changing weather. The presence of active compounds like gingerol and other nutrients help in boosting immunity and metabolism, which further helps in keeping ailments and allergies at bay.

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​​Why turmeric?​

On the other hand, adding freshly grated raw turmeric can give your body a boost of nutrients and antioxidants like curcumin, which helps in healing pain, congestion, sore throat and its anti-inflammatory properties help reduce body ache. Here are some lesser known benefits of consuming turmeric and ginger together.

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​​Antioxidants​

Drinking a blend of raw ginger and raw turmeric can give your body a boost of antioxidants that can protect your cells from damage caused by free radicals. This may help reduce the risk of chronic diseases and slow down the aging process.

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​​Weight management​

These spices may help with weight management by increasing metabolism and reducing inflammation, potentially aiding in weight loss efforts.

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​​Boost metabolism​

Ginger is known for its digestive benefits and sipping a warm ginger and turmeric drink can naturally relieve the symptoms of indigestion, nausea, and bloating. Combining ginger with turmeric can boost metabolism and help reduce discomfort after heavy meals.

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​​Reduced risk of chronic diseases​

The combination of ginger and turmeric is believed to have a positive impact on heart health, diabetes management, and the prevention of certain cancers due to their anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects.

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​​Blood sugar regulation​

As per studies, sipping on this simple drink can help in better insulin management. This is because of the antioxidant properties and essential nutrients that help in managing sugar levels.

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​​Skin health​

The presence of antioxidants can help in improving skin elasticity and youthfulness. Regular consumption of ginger and turmeric water due to their anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

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​​Fatty Liver​

Sipping on a warm turmeric and ginger tea can help in reducing the fat accumulation around the liver, it helps in boosting liver health and may reverse fatty liver condition in some cases.

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​​Reduces inflammation​

Sipping on this drink can help in reducing inflammation, this is because both ginger and turmeric have natural anti-inflammatory properties. Consuming this warm drink can help heal pain, inflammation, stiffness in muscles and joints and reduce sugar related inflammation.

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How to make ginger and turmeric tea

To make this simple tea, brew 2-3 cups of water along with 1 inch grated ginger and 1/2 inch grated turmeric. Strain the tea and mix with honey and enjoy!

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