From the traditional turmeric found in a curry to the more conventional cinnamon, what can you get out of the superfood ingredients found in the modern latte?
Nutritionist Samantha Gemmell helps to dissect the benefits of each one:
Turmeric: a natural anti-inflammatory, full of antioxidants and great for boosting circulation.
Matcha: contains a compound that deactivates the stress hormone cortisol, and another which works with caffeine to optimise brain power and improve concentration.
Cinnamon: balances blood sugar levels naturally, helping to reduce the risk of diseases such as metabolic syndrome and heart disease.
Vanilla: contains antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties, and may aid in lowering cholesterol naturally.
Blue algae: a natural anti-inflammatory and antioxidant-rich supplement.
Chai spices: is made up of a mix of anti-inflammatory and antioxidant rich spices.