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Brain Youth cocktail by Oksana Skytalinska: how to make it at home

Kateryna YagovychLS Food
Recipe for the cocktail "Brain Youth". Source: Pixabey

Summer is a great time to unload your brain. A variety of drinks that enrich the body with energy and nutrients are suitable for this purpose. They are based on berries, herbs, and other healthy ingredients.

The idea for the Brain Youth cocktail was shared by renowned Ukrainian nutritionist Oksana Skytalinska (dr.skytalinska) on her Instagram page.

Brain Youth cocktail by Oksana Skytalinska: how to make it at home

Ingredients:

  • raw egg yolk (wash fresh chicken eggs with soap and water)
  • milk (goat, vegetable, cow) or kefir
  • berries (preferably different)
  • mint leaves

You can also add:

  • a teaspoon of ground flaxseed – has a neuroprotective effect, and improves the condition of capillaries
  • ginkgo leaf
  • a teaspoon of lecithin powder
Brain Youth cocktail by Oksana Skytalinska: how to make it at home

Method of preparation:

1. Put ice on the bottom of the glass, and then pour the egg yolk beaten with milk and berries.

2. Make three layers: the bottom one with mulberries, currants, and red currants, the middle one with strawberries, and the top one with egg yolk and milk.

3. You can add half a teaspoon of sugar.

Brain Youth cocktail by Oksana Skytalinska: how to make it at home

Why is this cocktail useful?

1. The yolk is rich in polyunsaturated fats, which have anti-inflammatory and antithrombotic properties.

2. There is some healthy cholesterol (about 1.6%), which ensures the normal functioning of nerve cells and nerve fibers.

Egg yolk for a cocktail

3. Berries are rich in polyphenols and vitamin C.

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