Lemonade is certainly a cool, refreshing drink — and not just in the summer. It’s a year-round favorite that’s often spiced up with other flavors. There are all sorts of recipes for raspberry, ginger and orange lemonade, just to name a few.

Our resident kid genius, Anson Wong, recently appeared on Dr. Oz to help him concoct a gut-healing turmeric lemonade.

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There are a number of claims about the health benefits of turmeric lemonade. It’s up to researchers to determine whether those are true, but there is  one thing we do know — lemonade is refreshing anytime.

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Here’s one turmeric lemonade recipe, via Exploring Healthy Foods:


  • ⅓ cup of lemon juice
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup, coconut sugar (if vegan) OR honey
  • 4 cups cold water
  • Handful of ice


  1. Add all ingredients to a large mason jar and stir well.
  2. Enjoy!

And here’s the Exploring Healthy Foods short video:

Anson’s Answers features 5-year-old whiz kid Anson Wong. He has a college-level grasp on various areas of science, dreams of becoming the president and can speak multiple languages. Did you catch that he’s just 5 years old? Anson has a passion for teaching others and loves to share videos explaining the human body, the laws of physics and his ideas for the future. Grab a seat, because Professor Anson’s class is in session!

What is turmeric lemonade and why is it good for you? YouTube/Exploring Healthy Food
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