Healthy Smoothies

Smoothies are drinks typically made from fresh fruits and, less often, with vegetables and other healthy ingredients added in. It’s normally a a pretty thick beverage with common ingredients being berries, citrus fruits, apples, and with even healthier versions, spinach, cucumbers, lettuce, and even zucchini tossed in. Vegetables make smoothies even healthier for you by reducing the sugar content while contributing their own massive nutrient supply as well. Milk and yoghurt are also commonly used. The not-quite-so-healthy options might also have ice cream or extra sugar thrown in. Other common ingredients are healthy oils such as macadamia oil.

Smoothies can be a very healthful drink, or even meal. It delivers a number of health benefits to children and adults alike. It is even considered to be healthier than fruit juice. This is due to the fact that a smoothie delivers all-natural fiber to the body from the whole fruit which a juice doesn’t. This natural fiber keeps the digestive system of the body in working perfect order. Additionally,On top of that, a smoothie also keeps the body hydrated because of its high water content. It also delivers the necessary volume of nutrition to the body in the form of nutrients like vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants.

A smoothie keeps you lively throughout the day by providing energy to the body. It also keeps the mind alert and lively by providing it nutrition in the form of fructose. Fructose is a form of healthy sugar found in fruits. A smoothie also will increase the immune function of the body and safeguards the body from falling prey to various types of infections and illness.

Moreover, a smoothie also keeps your skin supple and clear. A smoothie containing milk, yoghurt or broccoli offers the necessary quantity of calcium for strong bones and teeth. A smoothie containing oil delivers the necessary quantity of fats required for the correct functioning of the body.

So drink your way to good health. Have a glass of smoothie in the morning before heading to work or school. It’s easy enough to make that there’s just no excuse to not do it. If you don’t have a good blender yet, the best blender for smoothies is definitely the Blendtec. Toss in whatever produce you’d like with very minimal chopping. Flip the switch, and in less than a minute, you have breakfast ready to drink. Toss in some spinach leaves and a tablespoon or two of a healthy fat like coconut oil, and you’ve got a complete meal in your hands.



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