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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