WEBE Wellness: The Drink To Alleviate Anxiety

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WEBE Wellness: The Drink To Alleviate Anxiety

If you were stressed out before the pandemic, or if your anxiety levels have risen in the past year, we all could use something from time-to-time that would help make us feel like we’re in more control.

Support from friends and family or professionals, and living a healthy lifestyle are all ways to help manage our anxiety – but one nutritional psychiatrist says a beverage is the just the trick for her. That beverage is a “golden latte.”

Sometimes it’s called golden milk, others refer to it as a turmeric latte – but no matter what it’s called, this milk-based beverage seasoned with spices, has some science-backed mood-enhancing benefits. Turmeric is both an antioxidant and has anti-inflammatory effects, which helps as many cases of depression have a base in inflammation. It can also increase serotonin and dopamine levels in the brain.

You probably already have all the ingredients in your cupboard and fridge now – it’s a mix of almond milk, turmeric powder, raw honey, that’s all heated and then topped with nutmeg.

Easy, tasty, and might just do the trick to help alleviate some anxiety!

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