Smoothie: Green Lightening
Why We Love This Recipe
All of our smoothies will be vegetable based, for a sweeter tastes many like fruit based smoothies which are great, but for the most weight management and health promoting smoothie you can make, vegetable smoothies take the cake :)
Strawberries: Helps burn stored fat, boosts short term memory, eases Inflammation, lowers risk for heart disease, are great for weight loss, & promote eye health.
All the while being delicious.
Turmeric has shown to fight cancer, fend of Alzheimers disease as well as be an anti-inflammatory. A quarter inch piece of fresh ginger is suggested daily
Lowers Cholesterol levels, prevents cancer, protects against Alzheimers as well as drastically lower blood sugars and improve heart disease risk factors, ginger is truly a superfood in every sense of the word
Regular use of parsley can help control your blood pressure. The folic acid in this herb is like a tonic for your heart.
Use parsley daily, and you’ll feel relief from joint pain. That’s because the herb has anti-inflammatory properties.
Studies indicate that parsley—especially its essential oil—may have a role in inhibiting cancerous tumors. In fact, scientists have billed it a ‘chemoprotective’ food
The flavonoid hesperidin found in oranges helps regulate high blood pressure and the magnesium in oranges helps maintain blood pressure. Oranges are also full of potassium, an electrolyte mineral is responsible for helping the heart function well. When potassium levels get too low, you may develop an abnormal heart rhythm, known as an arrhythmia
Celery can combat cancer, lowers blood pressure, & reduce bad cholesterol
Spinach helps fight cancer. Spinach also boosts eye health and has strong anti-ageing properties.
A recent study found a bowl of spinach every day increases muscle efficiency. Researchers from the Karolinska Institute in Sweden found participants who consumed 300 grams of spinach a day reduced the amount of oxygen required to power their muscles while exercising by five per cent. The effect was noticable after just three days of spinach consumption.
Spinach may reduce the risk of skin cancer, according to researchers from the Queensland Institute of Medical Research. Researchers found green leafy vegetables such as spinach are linked with a reduction in the risk of skin cancer,