IMG_8904 Day 4: Apple Cider Vinegar, Tumeric, Tangerine or Lemon Juice with Chai Seeds optional Upon waking up in the morning make one cup of this ultimate cleanser. Boil some water into a kettle or on the stove top. Meanwhile grate some turmeric (about the size of your thumb),wrap into cheesecloth and squeeze juice into a clean cup. Put up to two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar into cup with turmeric. Add juice from a lemon or tangerine and a tablespoon of chai seeds. Then add boiling water to make a cup. If adding chai seeds, wait 5 minutes before drinking so that seeds have some time to plump up. Feel free to have another cup two hours prior to bed. Raw, unfiltered, unpasteurized, organic apple cider vinegar is known for balancing the body's Ph levels, clearing the skin and even helping aid in weight loss. Fermented foods have been around for centuries and their health benefits are remarkable due to the abundance of vitamins, minerals and beneficial enzymes. Tumeric is a natural anti-inflammatory and a promising disease fighting agent. Lemon and tangerine will also help fight acidic constitutions, along with Vitamin C to boost immune system and help flush out toxins. Chai seeds is loaded with important nutrients like omega-3 fats, calcium, fiber, manganese, phosphorus, and protein. It helps the body stabilize blood sugar and has the amino acid, tryptophan, which can help make you feel full and fight belly fat. * When the body is too acidic, disease thrives. When the body is alkaline, disease can not live.