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Immunity Boosting Smoothie – The Fountain Avenue Kitchen

I’d love to hear from you! You can keep it in top fighting form and boost its effectiveness by eating certain foods. Get colorful, studies have shown spikes in sugar intake suppress your immune system. All because the magic of chia seed! Did you know the suggested veggie intake is over 7 servings a day? We love to see your pictures and comments, it makes us very happy!

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Mama always said drink OJ when you get sick because Vitamin C is the best for fighting off colds. GT’s kombucha is a good brand. This smoothie is loaded with vitamins, antioxidants and superfoods that kick your immune system into overdrive, improve your gut health and even help you feel better if you've already succumbed to the worst the season has to offer. More specifically, taking a probiotic supplement has been shown to boost the immune system of participants in research and to reduce symptoms associated with autoimmune diseases and allergies. We shed our coats too quickly because, hey! He’s what we call a snackster, and loves to just snack. The cucumber, celery and spinach are on the sweeter side, while the kale, ginger and lime juice give it a slight bitter, spicy tangy punch. Footnotes, second, the increase in total leukocyte numbers may be accounted for by stress- or catecholamine-induced increases in granulocytes and NK cells [8, 41, 44–46]. Pour and enjoy!

And every year, as the seasons change, that’s when the whole family comes down with one ailment or another. We are so excited to share these recipes with you. I can’t think of anything worse than a cold, especially when it’s finally warm outside! We research health conditions thoroughly to discover the underlying root causes, find the most effective natural remedies, target the root causes rather than use a Band-Aid approach, use a multi-prong approach to fix the root causes from many directions and use high potency ingredients at scientifically supported amounts. Kefir yogurt from either grass fed organic dairy or even non dairy (vegan friendly). But as the new year rolls around, I’ve new and revisited goals and intentions fresh on my mind.

Vitamin C is, of course, a key component to immune health. Add a drizzle of raw honey to taste, and enjoy! Try a green smoothie. I’ve kept up with the mass amounts of citrus, but have since decided to blend them all up into a vibrant smoothie, along with some other winter favorites, to keep me feeling great all day long. If you have a favorite smoothie for the immune system, then please comment below. If you buy something through a link on this page, we may earn a small commission.

One child would start the illness and pretty soon it had made its way though the entire family!

Actually Delicious Green Smoothie

I like that it has a more neutral flavor than peanut butter, so it’s easy to add to fruit, green or chocolate based smoothies. Make sure you vary your smoothies every day to get all kinds of good foods and a wide variety of nutrients in your daily diet. You can start with my Immunity-Boosting Orange Berry Smoothie. Make sure to use a larger blender if you plan on doubling this recipe. Your body is the perfect place for many microbes to live.

  • Try one of the following immune-boosting smoothies when you feel a cold approaching.
  • Vitamin C supplements and hot teas are always a great idea for preventing colds, but I always like to double my flu prevention with a high dose of antioxidants to create a natural barrier against viruses and pathogens.
  • I recommend to store it prepared in a mason jar with lids to preserve the freshness and vitamins.
  • I blend frozen dragon fruit with coconut water.
  • Your immune system provides a barrier.
  • Use this smoothie to help ward off sickness, overcome allergy, cold and flu symptoms and boost your energy in your everyday life.

Creamy Strawberry-Grapefruit Smoothie

Usually in these times of extreme anxiety, I reach for comfort food and wine. Add the frozen fruit, ginger and lemon and blend until smooth. I used the unsweetened original Almond Breeze almondmilk flavor in this immune boosting smoothie recipe, but you could easily swap it with the coconut or vanilla flavor too. Don’t ignore the other berries, though. 3 Serving Size: Every smoothie needs a liquid and Almond Breeze Original Almondmilk does the best job here. In addition to orange juice, I also use strawberries and raspberries in this smoothie. This post is part of a partnered series with Blue Diamond Almond Breeze.