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Saturday, 15 April 2017

A SMOOTHIE A DAY KEEPS THE CALORIES AWAY . By Chizua Ejekam


 So research has it that 90% of people around the world prefer to order wine, cocktail, soda and beer but almost never consider a healthy drink. Smoothie with no doubt is 100% a healthy drink.


 It is a blend of fruits or vegetables and let's recall that fruits and vegetables gives plenty of fiber, vitamins and minerals like Folate which may reduce a woman's risk of
having a child with a brain or spinal cord defect, potassium which helps maintain healthy blood pressure plus a wide range other beneficial minerals. Intake of fruits and vegetables help to protect the body against major ailments like cancer and heart disease. Taking a range of colored fruits and vegetables provide antioxidants which work together to protect our bodies.


So instead of having the regular bowl of fruit or vegetable salad, let’s keep it interesting and switch it up to a cool refreshing glass of smoothie. The best part is that it comes in so many flavor bursts that keep it fresh and new always.

 There's the;

  • Orange -banana smoothie.


  • Strawberry-yogurt smoothie.


  • Raspberry-beet smoothie.


  • Spinach smoothie with avocado and apple


  • Kale smoothie with pineapple and banana.


  • Green smoothie with mango and lime


The list just goes on and on...

 Let’s not forget  that most fruits and vegetables are low in energy (kilo-joules/calories) and are filling which may help us in maintaining a healthy weight. So beautiful peeps, wake up and blend up one of these amazing healthy smoothie recipes for a great start to your day; P.S Khloe Kardashian does and you wonder why she's got a great body...*winks*


 THINK HEALTHY THINK SMOOTHIE.


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