Looking for a simple way to boost immune system naturally? Enjoy this fresh mango ginger green smoothie chock full of green vegetables, and herbs, with a touch of mango for natural sweetness to get you strong and vibrant asap!
Getting sick is no fun at all. It can mean missing work or activities, plus who wants to feel yucky anyway? Not us! This Mango Ginger Immune Boost Recipe was submitted by one of our community rawkstars, Gregory Y. And we’re glad he did! If we can sip up some immune-boosting, leafy green goodness to ward off illness, we’re on board 100%!
4 ingredients to boost immune system
GINGER: Did you know that ginger clears sinuses and soothes a sensitive stomach? We include ginger in some of our favorite home remedies for cold and flu for that very reason. Plus, you gotta love that ginger kick!
PARSLEY Parsley supports kidney function by flushing out excess fluid from the body – fresh lemon juice helps with this, too. It is totally LOADED with vitamin K – 1/2 cup is more than 500% the daily value. Whoa! And it also contains 55% (in 1/2 cup) of vitamin C. We all know how important vitamin C is for keeping our immune systems in tip-top shape. The volatile oils and flavonoids in parsley have also been shown to be powerful antioxidants and may even fight the formation of tumors. (source)
CUCUMBER + CELERY: Cucumber and celery add even more vitamin K, which is good for blood clotting, and add an extra punch of refreshing flavor. Plus they are very hydrating and contain lots of dietary fiber and natural sodium.
RECIPE DEMO: How to boost immune system naturally
I made a video in my kitchen while I was sick to show you what I’m doing to kick a cold quick. This recipe is just what I needed and I hope it can help you too!
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A great way to boost immune system is with a MANGO GINGER SMOOTHIE. Want a great smoothie recipe to help you boost your immune system? This smoothie uses mangos, parsley, celery, lemon, cucumber, spinach and ginger. If you do feel that your immune system needs a boost give this smoothie a try. If you are looking for green smoothie recipes that tastes great you will love this recipe. Recipe inspired by rawkstar Gregory Y.
- 1 1/2 cups spinach
- 1/4 cup celery
- 1/4 cup parsley (fresh)
- 2 cups water
- 1 cucumber (peeled)
- 1/2 inch ginger (fresh)
- 3 cups mango, frozen
- 1 lemon (peeled and seeded)
- Blend celery, parsley and water until smooth.
- Next add the remaining ingredients and blend again.
*Use frozen mango to make smoothie cold.