10 Healthy Shots To Energize Your Day And Boost Your Immune System
People drinking too many shots of tequila or rum, left shots without a good reputation. Most of the people that drank them were traumatized by the effect of these shot in the morning after. But what if we told you that you can really get to love shots again? And that we’re talking about shots that are actually good for you!
Fast-paced lifestyles are getting very common nowadays and often, the consequence of it is that we neglect our diet and eat foods that aren’t really healthy. Not providing our bodies with a good intake of vitamins and minerals can affect our immune system and lead to feeling tired, having a bad mood or even some chronic health conditions.
These health-boosting shots will provide you with a concentrated dose of healthy nutrients and make you feel more strong.
The best way to prepare them is to combine the ingredients you want to benefit from, juice or blend them and store them in your fridge. Just take a quick shot in the morning and don’t forget to have breakfast, as these elixirs of health aren’t supposed to replace your meals.
Even though you can’t go wrong with juicing any fruits or veggies, choosing the right shot combination for you will make sure you get the benefits that you really need. Let’s find out which shot is for you!
1. Immune Boosting Ginger and Turmeric Shot
Want to avoid catching that flu everyone got at the office or you simply want to stop a cold? Almost everyone knows that the combination of ginger and lemon does miracles for our immune system. But we have an addition that will make this shot not only healthier but also easier to drink.
Add green apples in order to balance out the tangy ginger taste, add two lemons in order to load this shot with more vitamin C. Turmeric will help fight bacteria, inflammation and work as a strong antiseptic, while ginger will ease your breathing, clear your nose and calm your sore throat.
2. Green Spinach and Lemon Shot For Strong Bones
We all know that eating a lot of veggies and increasing our intake of minerals and some vitamins influence the strength of our bones. With age, this gets even more important in order to avoid bone related issues.
Mix three handfuls of spinach with a green apple and a quarter of a lemon, shake it and drink the shot every morning. You will ensure a good daily dose of vitamin K this way, that will maintain your bone health.
3. Apple and Cinnamon Vinegar Shot for Morning Freshness
If you want to feel energized from the moment when you wake up, this shot is what you’re looking for. Some even call it Apple Pie vinegar shot! To make this shot you will need apple cider vinegar, fresh apple juice, honey, ginger, and cinnamon.
Taking the apple cider vinegar along with honey can increase your heart health and even help you lose weight. Very healthy vinegar is perfectly tamed by the apple juice. Acetic acid is known for boosting the absorption of nutrients from the food we eat. Drink it in the morning on an empty stomach and you will see improvements within weeks.
4. Skin Glow Celery and Cayenne Elixir
Want to get a quick boost to your energy and immune system, but also release your natural beauty? This power shot will make all the nutrients kick in just right and will make your skin glow naturally.
Combine green apples, celery, lemon, ginger, and cayenne pepper, mix and blend them and leave them in the fridge. Cayenne pepper is not necessary for this shot, but it definitely gives it an extra push of vitamins.
5. Universal Healing Wheatgrass Shot
If you can’t make your mind, and just want to have a shot that will provide you with all the nutrients you need, then this shot is made just for you. You wouldn’t believe what are the benefits of wheatgrass (especially raw, but it’s still healthy in powder).
This grass contains all minerals known to man and vitamins A, B-complex, C, E, l and K. Wheatgrass shot will heal your organism, improve your blood test results and will bring powerful benefits within weeks of consumption. If you want to sweeten the taste of this green shot, add some coconut water and you’ll be good to go.
6. The Energy Booster – Beet, Pineapple and Carrot Shot
Another great shot for all of those who have troubles with feeling overly groggy in the morning. Not only, but this beet shot can also improve your sports performance. Its effectiveness is especially felt during high-intensity workouts.
Mix beets, carrots, pineapple with some lemon juice, shake it and store it in the fridge. Drink it before your exercise routine or early in the morning and you will soon be obsessed about this energy elixir.
9. Post-Party Turmeric and Coconut Water Shot
Having too many vodka shots might end up in a terrible hangover. Our healthy shots help in these situations too. When hungover, you should rehydrate, calm your stomach and cleanse your body. So, to make this Post-Party shot, you’ll need coconut water, ginger, honey, and turmeric.
By drinking it after that crazy night, this shot will help you detoxify, cleanse and enhance the immune system thanks to the vitamin c and antioxidants found in lemon and turmeric. Coconut water contains potassium and electrolytes that will help you re-energize and hydrate your body after a drinking night. Finally, turmeric will protect your liver and honey will help give another immune boost.
10. Spirulina Energy Shot
Spirulina being one of the most nutritive foods on our planet makes this shot so beneficial. Spirulina is one of the oldest forms of life on Earth and that’s probably the reason why it is so rich in vitamins, minerals, omega-3 fatty acids fats, and even protein!
This power shot will give you an energy boost and provide you with all the nutrients you might need. If you drink this often you will notice that your digestion improved and that you feel less tired throughout the day. Just mix some spirulina powder with water, drink it daily and your body will thank you.