An apple a day keeps the doctor away… why?
Do you know what makes apples so special? Why we never hear an orange or banana or a pear a day keeps the doctor away?
Apples have properties that no other fruits have and their benefits have been proven overtime. You could get such benefits individually with other fruits, but apples combines everything and makes it simpler. It has been proven over and over that if it’s not simple, easy and fast, people will not take care of their health. Continue reading
How to lose belly fat, citrus fruits helps
Holidays are over and now we have to deal with the consequences. We ate everything and gain some fat around our waist, now we have to deal with it. What is the best fruit and how to lose belly fat? Read on about it.
You’ve probably heard that eating fruit is a healthy option to burn fat. And while that’s definitely true, some fruits are better than others when it comes to losing flab from your waistline. Continue reading
Healthy foods smother metabolism
Healthy foods smother metabolism… How to improve your metabolism. We really are what we eat. Because food affects our lives in many ways. Helping us to feel energetic, sleep well, and enjoy an active, healthy life. Food affects your weight, too. And not always in the way you might think. Eating the right amount is important, but you can take good nutrition a step further by eliminating some so-called “healthy” items from your diet while adding a selection of metabolism-boosting foods.
Juice and smoothie recipes, weight loss smoothie recipes
Let’s talk about raw food a little bit. Especially about weight loss smoothie recipes. More people are looking for ways to include raw food in their lives but to different extents. People prefer food that’s easy to make, simple and tasty, and this is exactly when we are talking about green smoothies. Everyone, no matter how much raw food one chooses to eat, can make green smoothies. They are quick to make, filling, and taste good. And above all, you get more energy and become slimmer and happier!
You’ve probably heard the tip. If you want to lose weight it’s a good idea to eat slowly. And chew your food at least 15-20 times before swallowing. Doing so allows your brain and body to actually sense that it’s full. Instead of cramming a bunch of food down your throat only to find out 30 mins later that you’re way stuffed. Dou you know which is the best fruit for weight loss?
Cherries – the best fruit for weight loss
Find here a high-protein rich smoothie that consist only of protein rich fruits and greens without the need for a protein powder or anything like that. Note also the calcium and iron content!
See the recipe:
Protein rich smoothie
– 1 medium banana, peeled
– 2 cups pineapple, cubed
– one cup spinach
– 1 cup kale, chopped
– a tablespoon whole flax seeds (grind in a coffee grinder)
– 4 to 6 ounces of water
Calories: 365 | Fat: 5g (grams) | Protein: 8g | Carbs: 81g | Calcium: 16% | Iron: 3.5mg | Vitamin A: 446% |Vitamin C: 285%
Nectarine berry smoothie, this smoothie is rich with iron so we shall be using a lot of iron-rich fruit and berries and also iron-rich greens, especially fresh parsley. With this recipe you will get about 6.4 milligrams of iron.
See the recipe:
Nectarine berry smoothie
– 1 nectarine, pitted
– one cup whole strawberries
– 1 cup raspberries
– one cup fresh spinach, chopped
– 1 cup fresh parsley, chopped
– 2 to 4 ounces of water
Calories: 201 | Fat: 2g (grams) | Protein: 6g | Carbs: 45g | Calcium: 17% | Iron: 6.4mg | Vitamin A: 360% | Vitamin C: 284%
Orange carrot smoothie recipe. This smoothie is about vitamin A as a nutrient. As you know, carrots are rich in beta-carotene, which your body converts to vitamin A. The oranges and ginger neutralize the flavor of carrot. You can add some greens to this recipe, too, that will provide even more beta-carotene! Great for lossing weight!
Orange carrot smoothie with ginger
– 2 oranges, peeled
– 2 large carrots
– ½ to 1 inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled and grated
– 1 to 2 ounces of water
If you wish you can add to all your smoothie some ice to refresh.
Calories: 196 | Fat: 0g (grams) | Protein: 3g | Carbs: 48g | Calcium: 17% | Iron: 0.8mg | Vitamin A: 1061% | Vitamin C: 232%
Banana strawberry smoothie with Flax seeds. It is about Omega 3 essential fatty acids. You will add just one tablespoon of freshly ground flax seed to your smoothie (use a coffee grinder to do this, you can do it in just few seconds max 6 seconds). This will provide you with 173% of daily value of Omega 3’s (that it is only from this one ingredient alone)!
It is very simple! See the recipe for banana strawberry smoothie:
Banana strawberry smoothie
– 1 banana, peeled
– 1 cup of whole strawberries
– 2 cups fresh baby spinach (or other leafy green)
– 1 tablespoon whole flax seeds (ground in a coffee grinder)
– You may ad a couple of grape or cherry tomatoes (optional, but tastes very good)
– 2 to 4 ounces of (filtered) water
Calories: 225 | Fat: 5g (grams) | Protein: 6g | Carbs: 44g | Calcium: 14% | Iron: 3.1mg | Vitamin A: 256% | Vitamin C: 172% |
Kiwi smoothie with banana and lettuce. Here is a good dose of vitamin C for you. Did you know that oranges are not the only great source of Vitamin C? Strawberries, kiwi and kale are also very rich with Vitamin C and taste great in a smoothie! See bellow recipe for great tasty smoothie recipe, enjoy in it and get a good dose of vitamin C.
Kiwi smoothie vitamin C for you:
– 1 banana (peeled)
– 4 kiwi (peeled)
– 3 cups of romaine lettuce
– 4 to 6 ounces of water
Calcium 12% / Iron 2,5mg / Vitamin A 420% / Vitamin C 333%
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