Tuesday, April 9, 2013
| Category: Food
The best way to get a ton of vitamins, nutrients, fruits, vegetables, antioxidants, and anti-inflammatories is in a SMOOTHIE! And here is THE Ultimate Health Smoothie!
As you'll see I'm not too specific with some of the ingredients so feel free to add more or less.
I highly recommend the Nutribullet blender. It's a single serving blender with a powerful motor so it blends everything very well, and clean up is much easier!
Here it is:
This is WHY these are the Ultimate Health building ingredients:
Organic Leafy Greens like spinach and kale:
- Boosts immune function
- High in vitamins know to prevent cancer
- Improves circulation
- Provides steady energy
- May ease feelings of depression
- Promotes healthy intestinal flora
- Improves liver, kidney, and gall bladder function
- Clears congestion, especially in the lungs
- Helps reduce inflammation
- High in Omega 3
- Help prevent certain cancers, especially hormone related cancers
- Reduce blood cholesterol like LDL
- Reduce symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis
- Helps reduce blood pressire
- Guards against high blood pressure, stroke, and atherosclerosis
- Help your body absorb calcium (i.e prevent osteoporosis)
- Help prevent depression, sleepiness, mood swings, and irritability
- Help prevent macular degeneration (vision loss)
- Alleviate heart burn, guard against ulcers
- Prevent constipation
- You can even use the inside of the peels to dry out pimples!
Organic Berries like strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries
- High in antioxidants
- Slashes heart attack risk especially in women
- Improve cognitive skills to prevent memory loss, dementia, and Alzheimers
- Improves heart function
- Supports digestion
- Provide healthy skin
Turmeric - This makes the smoothie have a unique taste but DO NOT leave this one out!
- Powerful anti-inflammatory
- Stabilize blood sugar levels, Decrease insulin resistance (i.e. prevent diabetes)
- Boosts levels of natural cellular antioxidants
- Great at stopping pain
- Powerful anti-aging and performance enhancing aid
- Improves cardiovascular function
- Improves blood flow and reduces brain inflammation (i.e. protect against dementia, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and all other brain degenerative disorders)
- Speeds the healing of cuts and burns
Organic Coconut Oil
- Powerful ANTIVIRAL, ANTIFUNGAL, AND ANTIBACTERIAL agent (i.e. protects against cancer, HIV, infectious diseases, kills bacteria and parasites)
- May be able to reverse the progression on Alzheimer's
- Great skin moisturizer
- Speed up metabolism (i.e. lose weight faster!)
- Speeds recovery from pneumonia
- Lowers risk of diabetes and heart disease
- Improves cholesterol levels
- Helps prevent osteoporosis
- Prevents fatigue
- Eases acid reflux
- Everything in your body is Protein so make sure you're getting enough. A good measure is to consume half of your body weight in grams. For example, if you weigh 150 lbs, eat 75 grams of protein a day.
- If you are active, you can increase that base level amount.