In the year there are seasons when not catching a cold or inflammation is a really hard task to achieve even if you have a healthy lifestyle. Those kinds of seasons are when the temperature is changing and people that are not doing anything for their immune system will eventually end up having cold or flu. Then how can a person that has a healthy lifestyle to be still ‘open’ to cold or flu? Well because there are many cases where one person catches up cold from another person. That is why you should be really careful especially if you work around many people.
Do you want to find out the best way to protect yourself from cold or Inflammation?
You should forget about the pills and medications, and to focus on some natural ways of dealing with the cold. And in this article you will read one of the best natural ways to treat cold. What can give you the needed protection against lengthy and physically draining virus is the combination of turmeric and pineapple. If you want to stay away from the cold then you should consume a lot of pineapple and turmeric.
Why is this combination so effective when it comes to treating cold or inflammation?
Antibacterial properties are in pineapple which makes it really good for dealing with colds. For the annoying respiratory tract and stuffy nose infections is responsible staphylococcus aureus and in the newest study was proved that pineapple extract can kill those kinds of germs. Those kinds of germs are eliminated thanks to the pineapple’s active ingredient bromelain. In the core and the stem of pineapples is where you will find bromelain. On another study, researchers found out that at colder temperature the antibacterial activity of the pineapple is more effective.
Anti – cold of inflammation properties are in turmeric, and that is why it is really helpful in the cases when you have a feeling like your sinuses are about to explode and when your lungs are wheezing. In turmeric there is also active ingredient called curcumin and thanks to that active ingredient we will be able to solve the problem with infections in our nasal passages or respiratory tract. But when it comes to absorption of turmeric into the human body there is a small problem and that is that the human body is having hard time with absorbing the turmeric. That is why for the maximum effect you should consume a healthy fat (for example coconut) with the turmeric.
But you don’t just need to eat pineapple and turmeric. To obtain the maximum results you should prepare yourself a pineapple-turmeric smoothie. And here is the recipe for it:
Get the following ingredients:
-1/2 teaspoon grated fresh turmeric;
-1/4 of a pineapple, blended or chopped but you should not cut the core because there is the bromealin;
-1/2 teaspoon grated fresh ginger;
-1 ripe banana;
-1/4 of a cucumber;
-1 tablespoon hemp hearts;
-1/2 cup coconut milk;
-1/2 cup coconut water;
You should also add 1 teaspoon of coconut oil because that helps your body to easily absorb the turmeric.
It is really simple and easy to prepare, just put all the above mentioned ingredients into a blender, and until they smooth you should blend. And it is ready.
Drink this smoothie in large amounts if you already have cold or inflammation.
Additional tips that can help you to eliminate cold:
-Use natural cleaner to clean the things like TV remotes, doorknobs, light switches, etc.
-Stay well hydrated.
-You should wash your pillowcases and your sheets regularly.