In the morning, your body is naturally acidic because it cleanses itself overnight. You feel better the next day as you give yourself a break from food and allow your organs to rejuvenate while you sleep. All the wastes from your previous day make their way through your system.
Here are some of the best health shots you can drink to wake up your body. These are simple, quick, and powerful alkaline shots which can promote energy, an alkaline body, eliminate inflammation and erratic stomach as well.
Lemon + Cayenne + ACV
The combination of these three creates a top alkalizing shot that can make you feel really great! Lemon is considered to be a cleansing and top alkalizing food that adds vitamin C and sweetness to the slightly sweet and tart ACV. Cayenne is an inflammatory reducing spice and a metabolism booster that can also aid in digestion and reduces pain.
1 tsp. ACV
1 tiny pinch (1/8 tsp.) cayenne
A small cup with 2 ounces of water
- Combine all ingredients.
- Mix 2 ounces of water.
- Add crushed ice, blend, and serve as an icy tonic that wakes you up.
Ginger + Lemon + Cayenne
This juice shot can cleanse, detoxify, and boost metabolism. Surely, each of these ingredients has a lot to offer. Lemon and ginger aids in digestion, reduces nausea, and help support a healthy metabolism. Cayenne’s hotness signifies a compound like capsaicin that can help lessen pain, inflammation and support metabolism.
1 to 2 2 inches or 5 cm piece(s) of ginger
1/2 – 1 lemon
pinch of cayenne pepper
- Wash ginger and lemon.
- Peel lemon.
- Juice ginger and lemon in your juicer.
- Pour juice into a small glass. Sprinkle cayenne pepper on top.
- Drink up and enjoy!
Turmeric + Cherry
The combination of turmeric and cherry is loaded with anti-inflammatory compounds, particularly those that help ease your joint. For maximum benefits, choose fresh, tart, not sweet cherries.
1/2 – 1 cup of fresh cherries, pitted
4 in/10 cm turmeric root
- Wash and cut turmeric.
- Wash and pit cherries.
- Juice turmeric and cherries.
- Drink and enjoy!
Green Smoothie Shot
In order to balance out your pH, it’s important to drink high alkaline beverages first thing in the morning. These health shots are perfect as you don’t need it in large doses.
¼ of frozen organic blueberries
1 slice of ginger
2 cups of organic spinach
- Blend all of the ingredients together.
- If you want to loosen the consistency, add some water to it.
- This smoothie contains 10 grams of protein, vitamin C and B, and loads of potassium.