These Nutrient-Packed Drinks May Just Be the Extra Boost Your Immune System Needs
When cold and flu season graces us with its presence, many of us try to do whatever we can to support our immune system. From washing our hands frequently to getting good quality sleep, avoiding getting sick is a priority for many of us in the colder months.
Nutrition can play a pivotal role in a strong immune system, and thankfully many companies are creating amazing beverages that allows us to literally drink our nutrients. From zinc to turmeric, immune-supporting ingredients are finding their way into drinks and juices, making it easier than ever to drink to our health.
Here are nine delicious, convenient, and immune-supporting drinks to buy when you're trying to keep your body in fighting shape. Bottoms up!
Uncle Matt's Orange Defense
Orange juice is a powerhouse when it comes to immune support thanks to the natural vitamin C and hydration that it offers. Uncle Matt's Orange Defense ($3) takes organic orange juice and adds a boost of turmeric and live probiotics to support a healthy immune system.
Cloud Water + Immunity
Cloud Water + Immunity ($40 for 12) provides 100 percent of your recommended daily intake of vitamin D and zinc in just one serving. Rather than being sweetened with refined stevia and erythritol, these drinks are naturally sweetened with organic wildflower honey — an ingredient that can help soothe a sore throat if you happen to get a cold.
Dose For Immunity
These Dose For Immunity ($25 for four) immunity shots contain a highly potent extract of acerola, amla, and lemon to provide a healthy dose of immune-supporting vitamin C. Also made with ginger, elderberry, licorice, and other key ingredients, these small shots will give you a boost during cold and flu season.
Wild Wonder Guava Rose
Made of guava puree, maple syrup, elderberry juice, live probiotics, and more, Wild Wonder Guava Rose ($48 for 12) is a sparkling superstar in the immune-supporting department. Bonus? This drink also contains chicory root, a prebiotic that feeds the live probiotics found in this beverage.
Uncle Matt's Ultimate Immune juice
Uncle Matt's Ultimate Immune Juice ($8) contains the trifecta of immune-supporting nutrients: vitamin C, vitamin D, and zinc. Specifically, one serving contains 300 percent of your daily value of vitamin C, 50 percent of your vitamin D, and 25 percent of your zinc. And for extra immune support, this juice is blended with organic elderberry juice and contains natural antioxidants normally found in orange juice.
Sunwink Immunity Berry
Sunwink Immunity Berry Tonic ($48 for 12) is made with goji berry, elderberry, and ginger, which are three ingredients that help support a healthy immune system. An additional boost of hibiscus helps give this drink a dose of natural vitamin C and antioxidant properties
Ethan's Fire Cider Shots
Ethan's Fire Cider Shots ($45 for 12) are made with organic apple cider vinegar, spices, and a drop of organic honey, along with unexpected goodies like garlic and ginger juice. But all you'll taste is the habanero spice that is added to these drinks — these shots definitely have a kick!
Raw Generation Sweet Greens Juice
Raw Generation Sweet Greens Juice ($110, originally $220 for 18) is made with ingredients like spinach, kale, and collard juice, veggies that are naturally loaded with immune-supporting nutrients. The drinks are flash frozen, so they taste as fresh as possible when you're ready to enjoy them!