Folks, this week we will have two simple and healthy smoothies for you.
They are great for healthy weight loss and a refreshing start to the day ahead.
You’ve got one in green and another one in a yellow color smoothie.
Let’s try these healthy fruit veggie smoothie recipes for weight loss.
What Are The Ingredients?
RECIPE A) Yellow Mellow Tropical Smoothie
* Two kiwi fruits.
* Two small ripe mangoes.
* Half the size of a pineapple.
* A cup of orange juice (must be freshly squeezed).
* A handful of flaxseeds.
* 1 – 1.5 cups of water.
* A few ice cubes as you desired.
This tropical delight yellow smoothie offer tons of vitamins and minerals for starting your busy day ahead.
Good for about two servings.
RECIPE B) Vegan Fiber Green Smoothie
* Half cup of ripe papaya chunks.
* Half cup of zucchini chunks.
* One chunk of dried ginger.
* One medium-size ripe banana.
* Two handfuls of fresh spinach.
* A cup of almond milk.
This smoothie recipe is great for your gut health (due to Fiber nutrients) besides weight management.
Good for one serving. Just double the amount of each of the ingredients if you like to make two servings.
How To Make It?
If you have been making numerous smoothies at home before, I assumed that you know how to make them.
Either Recipe A or B,
1. In a blender, put all the ingredients into it and blend well until smooth.
2. Next, IF FOR RECIPE B, add the spinach into the mixture and blend again until smooth with a creamy texture.
3. Pour the liquid into your favorite glass and serve it.
My, my, my, as simple as that.
I tried both recipes last week, it was awesome!
Try to make one of these for tomorrow morning.
My Quick Nutrition Facts For These Smoothies Recipes
What is the potential health nutrition in these healthy smoothies for weight loss?
1. Spinach are green plants loaded with antioxidants and tonnes of nutrients.
Putting spinach in your regular diet may help to improve eyes sight, prevent potential cancer, reduce your stress, (#Ad)improve digestion, prevent constipation, and control blood pressures level.
Over 90% of raw spinach contents are water, calories count 23, proteins ~3.0 grams, carbs 3.6 grams, fiber 2.2 grams, fat 0.4 grams and, mostly fructose and glucose types of sugar 0.4 grams.
A cup (30g) of raw spinach contents are Water 27g, Calories 7, Protein 0.9g, Carbs 1.1g, Fiber 0.7g, and high potassium 167mg. Source data from the USDA.
2. Bananas are a super healthy source of potassium, fiber, antioxidants, and vitamins B6 & C. As it is high in potassium and antioxidants, banana helps in regulating normal blood pressure and good heart health.
Very good for the digestive system as banana ( especially the unripe ones ) contains a good amount of resistant starch and pectin. These dietary fibers are vital for supporting the growth of good gut bacteria.
3. Zucchini or courgette is another green fruit with lots of vitamins, minerals, and nutrient properties. Also, riches in antioxidants, beta carotene, and carotenoids help to protect our body and skin from free radicals and certain types of cancer. Its skin especially has the highest level of antioxidants.
A medium-sized zucchini gives you a very high amount of water 186g, Fiber 2g, Calcium 31mg, high Potassium 512mg, Phosphorus 75mg, and 35mg of Vitamin C. For more nutrient facts, visit the USDA Food Data Central.
4. Flaxseeds are considered a natural cholesterol controller and very high in fiber nutrient content – soluble or insoluble type. It is known to help fight or reduce the risks of stroke, cancer, diabetes, and heart diseases.
Besides having dietary fiber, flaxseeds also contain Omega-3 fatty acid and lignans which has essential antioxidants and estrogen properties.
A small teaspoon (3.4g) of flaxseeds whole gives you Fiber 0.93g, Carbs 0.98g, Calcium 8.7mg, Magnesium 13.3mg, Folate 2.9ug. Check out more data nutrients through the USDA Food Data Central link.
5. Pineapple. This exotic fruit has a considerable amount of Calcium, vitamin A and C, Iron, Potassium, and Magnesium. Helps in preventing asthma, obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and many more.
A medium slice (84g) of pineapple will give you Calcium 11mg. For more nutrient facts, the USDA Food Data Central link.
6. Papaya is a good source of Vitamin K. A small size (157g) papaya will give you Calcium 31mg, Fiber, Potassium, Magnesium, and Phosphorus. More nutrient facts here, USDA Food Data Central.
7. Kiwi (Kiwifruit) is not only rich in Calcium, but also high in vitamin C, vitamin K, and phosphorus, which all are vital for bone health. Besides that, it also has antioxidants to fight against the harmful free radicals inside our bodies.
A 100g portion of kiwifruit gives you Calcium 35mg, Fiber, Phosphorus, Potassium, vitamin C, and other high components of Lutein, vitamin K, Beta & Alpha-carotene. For more nutrient value, visit the USDA Food Data Central.
I hope the above health nutrition insights are valuable information to you.
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