Dairyfree golden milk is loaded with antioxidants,calcium,protein,vitamins and has anti-inflammatory properties.It has numerous medicinal benefits,like- relieves joint pain,cold and flue,good for pcos and diabetes,releives menstrual cramps,good for skin etc.The key ingredient in this milk is turmeric, giving this milk a beautiful yellow colour.
The most important compounds in tuemeric are called curcuminoids, the most important of which is curcumin.Curcumin is the main active ingredient in turmeric. It has powerful anti-inflammatory effects and is a very strong antioxidant.
Oxidative damage is believed to be one of the mechanisms behind aging and many diseases.It involves free radicals, highly reactive molecules with unpaired electrons.Free radicals tend to react with important organic substances, such as fatty acids, proteins or DNA.The main reason antioxidants are so beneficial is that they protect your body from free radicals.Curcumin is a potent antioxidant that can neutralize free radicals due to its chemical structure.In addition, curcumin boosts the activity of your body’s own antioxidant enzymes.
Chronic low grade inflammation is one of the distinctive characteristics of a PCOS diagnosis and is responsible for many of our unwanted symptoms. From unfair weight gain and cardiovascular disease risks, to infertility, hirsutism, and acne, inflammation plays a key role throughout.But,curcumin can combat this inflammation.
A study suggests that curcumin can decrease the level of glucose in blood, as well as other diabetes-related complications. Researchers also found that curcumin may have a role in diabetes prevention. More clinical trials with humans are needed for a better understanding of curcumin and turmeric’s effects.
Other research suggests that turmeric extract could help stabilize blood sugar levels and make diabetes more manageable. This extract can be found in over-the-counter supplements. It may also provide general health benefits, such as in aiding digestion.
Now,lets get back to the recipe:
1/2 cups almond milk,
1/2 cup coconut milk,
1/2 tsp turmeric powder or 1tbsp grated fresh turmeric,
1/2 tsp grated fresh ginger,
Pinch of cardamom powder,
1/4 tsp cinnamon powder.
Add almond milk, coconut milk, turmeric, and ginger to a saucepan over medium-high heat.Bring to boil and reduce heat to simmer for 5 minutes, Remove from heat and strain. Add honey,cardamom powder,cinnamon powder and stir.
Dairyfree golden milk is ready to serve!
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