Refreshing Superfood Smoothie

Posted on June 1st, 2015

This deliciously refreshing smoothie is crammed full of nutrients and has many health benefits.

Blend together 1 cup of frozen blackberries, 1/2 grapefruit, 5 mint leaves, 1/2 frozen banana, 1 slice of lime and 1 cup of water. The frozen fruit and mint leaves add a refreshing touch to this wonderful combination. 632

Blackberries: these berries are rich in antioxidants helping to prevent cancer. They aid in the cleansing of your blood which in turn detoxifies the body and leads to glowing and healthy skin.

Grapefruit: Grapefruit is great for weight loss and fighting skin problems such as acne as it naturally cleanses the body from excess water and toxins. It is also a great source of vitamin C and helps to reduce blood pressure.

Mint: Mint is a great decongestant and helps to reduce inflammation. This helps in reducing the symptoms of acne.

Banana:  Bananas are great source of energy and are rich in potassium. Potassium helps to build muscle and helps to reduce high blood pressure.

Lime: Lime aids in weight loss and helps with digestion. It also helps to rejuvenate the skin. 635

So now that you know how good these particular foods are for you why not give this smoothie a go? I promise you it’s absolutely divine and a perfect way to start your day healthily.

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