Green smoothies may be a new trend in the natural and health communities, and for good reason.
Greens might just be the most important thing you can eat.It is a healthy, nutritious, and tasty way to consume the stuff you may not get enough of in your normal diet.
Green Smoothies are a type of shake or drink made by blending fruit, such as mango, pears, bananas, berries, kiwis, oranges , nectarines (any fruit really) with raw green leafy vegetables such as spinach, kale, lettuce, swiss chard, watercress and the like. Water and or ice can be added until the desired consistency is reached.
Here is a short list of why you will gladly add a green smoothie to your daily diet. Two recipes are provided, but feel free to substitute any of your favorite fruits or vegetables.
Loaded With Nutrients
The amount of nutrients you can get into a litre of green smoothie is astounding. It is a multivitamin in a glass. No need to go to the vitamin aisle and fill up on pills. Just chug back that smoothie and you are good to go.
Most people do not get the number of nutrients in a week that you get from drinking one green smoothie. All those nutrients will help you to experience improved health, increased energy and clearer thinking!
Decrease Your Risk of Cancer
Antioxidants are the anti-cancer phytochemicals found in fruit in vegetables. We all have free radicals in our body, which can potentially cause cancer. When we eat foods with antioxidants, the antioxidants bind to the free radicals and neutralize them, therefore reducing your risk of getting cancer.
Keeps The Fiber Intact
Eat more fiber has been thrown around in the media time after time. Fibre helps clean out our lovely insides. The more fibre we can get the better.
Fast to Prepare and Drink
Throw all the ingredients in a blender, whip it up and voila! Clean up is a breeze too. Just rinse and you are done.
Great Skin, Hair and Eyes
There is no skin cream, hair conditioner or other beauty product that compares to beutifying from the inside. Easily assimilated nutrients in addition to all the chlorophyll in a green smoothie will give you the best skin, brighter eyes and shinier hair than you have ever had.
Keeps You Energized Throughout the Day
Green smoothies are better then coffee. They keep your energy levels stable for the entire day. There are no highs and lows, just sustainable energy that lasts all day long!
Can have as Much as You Want
There is no portion control police on this new found green smoothie habit. Having one, two or even three a day is allowed on this lifestyle. It is actually encouraged to fill your tank with as much smoothie as you can handle.
It is an Easy Way to Get Greens In
Getting your recommended intake of greens for the day can be a daunting task. What you are soon to find out is that the taste of the greens is masked by the fruit. It is a hidden gem with huge nutritional gain.
They Help with Weight Loss
Once you start making smoothies a daily habit, your natural weight will appear. Those unwanted pounds will vanish without you even trying and that heavy feeling will dissipate.