How to Spice Up Your Simple Watermelon Juice?
The summers are here and the need to stay hydrated is upon us. Hydration requires of us to consume more than just water. The high temperatures deplete a lot of minerals and nutrients which are very essential for the healthy functioning of the body. It is essential that these minerals and nutrients are replenished.
What About Watermelon:
When the necessary nutrients required by the body are consumed in solution with a liquid medium like water or juice then our body is able to consume these nutrients faster and more efficiently. Watermelon is a very important fruit when it comes to the relentless summers. Juicing the watermelon makes the nutrients of the fruit available to us in more simple form, thus making it easier for our body to consume them.
Watermelon is so called not without reasons. It consists of an astonishing 95% of water. Thus making it ideal for juicing. The goodness in the fruit does not just end there. It consists of a high percentage of dietary fiber which acts as an essential aid in digestion. Otherwise watermelon is boosted with considerable amounts of potassium, magnesium and Vitamins A and C. All necessary nutrients required by the body.
Spice Up Your Watermelon Juice:
Adding spices to your ordinary watermelon juice not only enhances the taste of the drink but also brings to us added necessary nutrients. There are a host of additives to choose from with their individual tastes and benefits. They could be added to the drink either as stand alone additives or in some thoughtful combination.
Any citrus fruit boosted with vitamin C is always a good option which gives acidity to your simple watermelon juice. Besides there are a host of spices to choose from.
Chat masala is a common Indian mixture of spices which would distinctively enhance the taste of your drink. It is a combination of cumin, coriander, pepper, dried mangoes and asafoetida, commonly known as hing in the Indian sub-continent. Moreover one may decide to hand ground the whole spices and add them to the drink. Industrial processing and grinding of the spices takes away a lot of nutritional benefit,as well as the natural taste from the organic spices.
The nutritional benefits which these spices contain are as given below:
Cumin: Rich in Potassium, Iron, Magnesium, Calcium and Vitamins A, C and B6
Coriander: Rich in Sodium, Potassium, Magnesium and Vitamins A and C
Pepper: Rich in Potassium and Vitamin A,C and B6
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