In today’s article, you will find out more about golden milk, what its benefits are and how to prepare it in your daily life.
Of Indian origin and intense yellow coloration, golden milk has won the affection of everyone that desires a healthier life.
Full of nutrients and beneficial properties for our body, it is made from a mixture of milk, (animal or vegetable origin), turmeric and other ingredients, which can vary according to the recipe, such as:
Honey, ginger, cinnamon, coconut oil, ghee and even black pepper.
Each of these ingredients offers benefits for the body, for those who want to lose weight and for those who desire a healthier life.
But what makes it so special? Turmeric.
In order to get these benefits, you must consume 8g of Curcuma per day, which is about a tablespoon.
Are you curious to try this drink? Write down the ingredients:
- 1 tablespoon of honey;
- 1 teaspoon of turmeric;
- 1/4 teaspoon of ginger (powder);
- 1/4 teaspoon of cardamom (powder);
- 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon (powder);
- 2 tablespoons of boiling water;
- 2 cups of coconut milk (or almond milk).
In a medium bowl, mix the honey, turmeric, ginger, cardamom, and cinnamon. Mix well. Then, add the boiling water and stir to dissolve the honey. Add the milk. Stir and serve it.
With a few changes in the ingredients, you can adapt the drink to your personal taste, because all the suggested ingredients are good for your health.
But remember, pay attention to the thermogenic ingredients like cinnamon and ginger, they are not recommended for those who have high blood pressure and many people should not consume them before going to sleep, because they can affect your ability to sleep.
But overall, golden milk is safe and well-tolerated by the body.
It is recommended that your consumption does not exceed three times a day. Pregnant women and infants should avoid it, as well as anyone who has gallstones, ulcers or stomach hyperacidity.
If you do decide to include it in your daily routine to lose weight it is good to keep in mind that it does not work miracles and it is more widely used for health issues.