Health Benefits of Green Smoothies

by Suzie Bond
(Glasgow, Scotland, UK)

There’s a new health trend out in the market. People are now turning to green smoothies to help stay young, healthy, and active!.

Vegetables, in particular, help stave off certain forms of cancer. People have been pushing the market to make vegetables a big part of their diet. Unfortunately, fast-food restaurants make this difficult. Education plays a big role here. It’s time that people learn the nutritional benefits of green smoothies.

Greens are amongst the most important foods to eat. Adding greens to your diet means that you are giving yourself the chance to live a longer healthier life. When you give your body the nutrition it needs, wonderful things start to happen.

Green smoothies should be made a part of your life because it supplies you with a concentrated amount of fresh greens. Usually, you need to eat a lot of fruits and vegetables to enjoy the full benefits.

These smoothies simplify it for you by packing in all the nutrition in one glass. Moreover, these also help stave off or remove unhealthy cravings because your body will feel that it is already receiving adequate nutrition. You will no longer feel hungry from lack of nutrition.

To make green smoothies, a power blender is used. The fruits and veggies are broken down to a size that can easily be assimilated by the body. Ever since the invention of the green smoothie, people have harped about how much it made their lives so much better.

They also say that it tastes good and is very easy to drink. Should you want to make the quality of life better, it helps to prepare your green smoothie first thing in the morning in the amount that you usually consume the entire day. Pour enough in your morning glass and refrigerate the rest for the latter part of the day.

Never add anything to your smoothie except greens, fruits, and water. Other ingredients may only water down what it can do. Plus, some of the items you add can slow down the assimilation in your digestive tract and may cause irritation and gas. Moreover, drink the smoothie alone.

Don’t make it a part of your meal. After that, you just have to wait for half an hour or so before eating food. This helps you get the most nutritional benefit out of your green smoothie.

Also, don’t throw in starchy vegetables such as carrots, beets, broccoli stems, cabbage, and beans into the mix. Starchy vegetables can make you gassy, especially when you combine it with fruits.

Don’t add too many ingredients and try to keep your recipe simple to maximize nutritional benefits and to keep it easy on your digestive tract. For ideas on what to prepare, just read up on books and look for a variety of websites that give you the tastiest drinks.

When you’ve mastered the art of making a delicious green smoothie, you will always look forward to your next drink. But more than that, you’ll see just how much healthier you can become.

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Updated: October 28, 2012 — 2:53 pm

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