Looking for a fast and easy way to make dramatic improvements to your health, energy and mental clarity… look no further than the green smoothie.
The top reasons to drink up!
1. Natural Weight Loss
Green smoothies provide the nutrition, vitamins, minerals, healthy carbohydrates, fiber and low fat whole food that you need to lose weight quickly, safely and effectively.
You will crave less junk food, be fuller longer, and naturally turn to healthier snack options!
The EASIEST way to Increase Consumption of Fruits and Vegetables!
Have a “green-hater” in your house? Then a blended drink of whole fruits and vegetables is the perfect way to hide those ingredients, and still load up on vitamins and nutrition!
It is recommended we consume at least 5-9 servings of fruits and vegetables each day to prevent cancer and other diseases. Green smoothies are a fast, and easy way to add vegetables into your diet without tasting them. Use your favourite fruits like pineapple, mango, banana, apples and strawberries to mask the flavours of vegetables.
2. Keep the body moving
Blending fruits and vegetables together breaks down the cells of plants and improves digestibility. You will feel fuller longer, and you will enjoy the effects of added fiber and nutrients to your diet. Blending fruits and vegetables is an amazing way to stay regular and help prevent colon cancer, heart disease, and high cholesterol! Remember: Fiber is an essential component in your diet for good colon health and it keeps your bowels in working order.
What better why to get a daily dose of antioxidant power than with multiple servings of fruits and vegetables in one class.
4. Energize yourself!
Always reaching for that extra cup of coffee? Feeling sluggish at the 3pm road block? A blended drink of fruits and vegetables will help provide mental clarity, improve your energy throughout the day, keep you fuller longer, and give you the required nutrients to keep going.
5. Change your life
After incorporating green smoothies into your diet, you will naturally start to crave more healthy options. Your body will reduce its cravings for for junk foods, unhealthy sweets, salt and fats. Making simple changes in your daily routine such as incorporating a fruit and vegetable smoothie has positive effects on your entire life.
Beginners tip: Start by adding only one or two of your favourite fruits with a mild green such as Kale or spinach.
Be creative and add any vegetables you crave:
Don’t be afraid to add these vegetables to your enhance the taste of your drinks: cucumbers, carrots, romaine lettuce, celery, broccoli (even lemon!)
Control your blood sugar tip: The key to making healthy vegetable juices is to make green vegetables the bulk of every serving. Green vegetables won’t spike your blood sugar and insulin level like fruits and sweet vegetables like carrots.
Looking for a blender/juicer?
We recommend the “Nutribullet” (http://www.nutribullet.com)
– Extremely easy to clean
– easily blends fruits, vegetables and ice
– small and easy to store!
– Available at walmart and Canadian tire
Start blending today