Gut Reaction

Gut Reaction

A simple 3 ingredient beverage for your gut.
Health Rating
Prep Cook Ready in Servings
5 min 0 min 5 min 1

Ingredients


1/2 whole lemon(s) Lemon juice
1 piece, 1-inch Ginger root (peeled)
1 cup Water, filtered (hot)

Instructions


1. Place the lemon juice and ginger in a mug.  

 

2. Pour hot water over lemon and ginger and let steep for a few minutes.  

3. Remove ginger and let tea cool a bit before drinking.  

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 14.9
Calories from fat 0.7
Calories from saturated fat 0.2
Total Fat 0.1 g
Saturated Fat 0.0 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.0 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 1.6 mg
Potassium 65 mg
Total Carbohydrate 3.3 g
Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
Sugars 0.6 g
Protein 0.3 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Fruit 0.1
Vegetables 0.2

Energy sources


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Notes:

Quick Tips:

Steep your favourite tea into the mix, or add 1 tsp of apple cider vinegar for a digestive aid. 
 


Nutritional Highlights:

Lemon

Plant compounds found in lemons — namely hesperidin and diosmin — have also been found to lower cholesterol

Ginger

Ginger contains a compound called gingerol, which is a powerful antioxidant and is anti-inflammatory.

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