6 Reasons To Drink ‘Golden Milk’ Before Bed
You may have experienced acid reflux, indigestion, heartburn after consuming a meal before going to bed. According to the health experts, 60 % of the population experiences gastroesophageal reflux disease in a period of 12 months, whereas 20 % – 30 % experience its symptoms per week.
Even though there are countless medications for treating digestive issues, there are also some natural remedies that can help you effectively treat these issues without experiencing any adverse effects. Therefore, in this article, we are going to show you how to prepare concoction in order to treat digestive problems easily.
In addition, if you suffer from gastroesophageal reflux disorder, you should avoid these types of foods, beverages and lifestyle habits:
• Nicotine and tobacco products
• Spearmint or peppermint
• Fast foods
• Processed meat
• Acidic and spicy food
• Caffeinated beverages
• Citrus fruits, like pineapple, oranges and grapefruit
• Creamed soups and vegetables
• Fried or fatty foods
• Being overweight or obese
• Consuming large meals throughout the day
• Wearing tight clothing
• Avoid bending over while eating
• Late night snacks
• Chewing gums or hard candies
Instead of consuming these foods, stick to a healthy and balanced diet rich in whole foods, fresh fruits and vegetables.
However, what if you consume some of these foods or beverages at night and experience gastroesophageal reflux disorder? In such cases, you can prepare golden milk to relieve its symptoms and feel refreshed in the morning. Here is how to prepare it.
GOLDEN MILK (TURMERIC MILK) RECIPE
You will need these ingredients:
• Ginger root or 1 teaspoon of ginger powder
• 1 teaspoon of turmeric
• 1 tablespoon of raw honey
• 2 cups of coconut milk
• ¼ teaspoon of Black pepper (ground)
How to prepare it and use it:
• In a bowl, add all the ingredients, except the honey. Mix them well.
• Pour the mixture in a pan and bring it to a boil.
• Cook it for 5 minutes.
• Add the honey.
• Consume this milk an hour before going to bed.
HEALTH BENEFITS OF GOLDEN MILK
All the ingredients have beneficial effects on the overall health. However, when they are mixed, their effects are doubled. Namely, coconut oil is a great source of healthy fat. Moreover, it coats the esophagus to relieve discomfort and pain caused by gastroesophageal reflux disorder. In addition, black pepper enhances the bioavailability of turmeric and promotes curcumin absorption. Furthermore, honey is used to treat countless health issues, as it is rich in enzymes, amino acids, vitamin and minerals that aid in digestion and relieve burning caused by acid reflux.
Other health benefits of consuming golden milk include:
• Promote skin health
• Promote weight loss
• Treat respiratory issues
• Reduce inflammation
• Treat cancer
• Detoxify the body
Consuming this golden milk helps eliminate discomfort and pain and feel rejuvenated when you wake up. To relieve the symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disorder, prepare and consume the golden milk instead of taking conventional remedies or medicines.