YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT: Food culture secrets and immune-boosting recipes you must know!
Ever wondered how the food you eat every day can tell a lot about you? Why people across the world eat diverse types of food? The deep connection between food and culture is more than you may think!
Food cultures across the globe
Food cultures emerged in different civilizations as a response to certain environmental conditions and other factors of those people. For instance, the Mediterranean diet has been known as the best diet for a long time, but it does not work well for Asians since they do not live in the Mediterranean region. Hence, it’s always best to follow your local food culture, understand the needs of your body, be aware of the natural food around you and use it wisely.
The importance of knowing immune-boosting recipes
Immune-boosting foods are a part of traditional food culture that is passed down from generation to generation in every society and civilization. Everyone's grandmother seems to know a few handy recipes that can boost the human immune system naturally. And today, science is beginning to realize the effectiveness of many home remedies. Here’s a simple and effective immune boosting recipe.
Immune Boosting Recipe - Golden Milk
- 150 ml of unsweetened milk or coconut milk
- 1 tsp of turmeric (ground or powdered)
- 1 small piece of grated fresh ginger including skin
- 1 small piece of Ceylon cinnamon crushed
- 2 seeds of black pepper crushed
- 1 tsp of honey or maple syrup (optional)
Method: Simply mix all ingredients in a small saucepan or pot and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for about 10 minutes or until fragrant and flavorful. Strain the drink through a fine strainer before consumption.
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