Smoothie nuts are always looking for the next best thing. From kale to chia seeds, it’s all about what you can do for your body. Well here is a list of some great additions to the next smoothie you make.
Rhubarb stalks are tart, and delicious and will be a great healthy addition to your next smoothie. The health benefits of rhubarb are quite impressive. It will help aid in weight-loss, increase skin vitality, help improve
digestion, stimulate bone growth, improve circulation and boost your metabolism.
It has even been said to help prevent cancer and Alzheimer’s disease. Rhubarb is known to protect against various cardiovascular conditions as well. Rhubarb has an amazing nutritional value too. It is packed with minerals, vitamins, organic compounds, and other nutrients that keep your bodies healthy.
It is a rich source of polyphenolic flavonoids such as beta-carotene, lutein, and zeaxanthin, vitamin C, vitamin K, B-complex vitamins, potassium, calcium, manganese, and magnesium. It’s a truly amazing superfood.
Royal jelly is a nutritious jelly produced by worker bees. Some of the health benefits of royal jelly include its ability to prevent certain types of cancer, lower blood pressure, relieve sexual infertility, lower cholesterol levels, protects the liver, reduce inflammation, heal digestive disorders, prevent premature aging, help with weight loss, and increase circulation.
Royal jelly contains a rich variety of nutrients including minerals such as calcium, copper, iron, phosphorous, silicon, sulfur, and potassium, as well as a wealth of B-family vitamins, biotin, inositol, folate, nucleic acids, gamma globulin, and 17 different amino acids, including the 8 essential amino acids that the human body cannot produce and must, therefore get from your diet.
Royal jelly also can help enhance testosterone production and help level out estrogen levels.
Coconut oil has a multitude of health benefits and can be a sweet addition to any smoothie.
It helps skin care, hair care, improving digestion and immunity against a host of infections and diseases.
Not only is it composed of mainly medium chain fatty acids (Triglycerides), it also helps boost metabolism! It’s an antibacterial, antimicrobial, antiviral, and antifungal. If you ask me, this should be in every smoothie. Add 2 tablespoons to any smoothie for a healthy kick!
Dates make a wonderful smoothie addition. Not only can they help boost your energy, but they are one of the sweetest fruits around so they balance out the bitterness of any greens.
While also being a good source of various vitamins and essential minerals. They are a great source of energy, sugars, and fiber. Essential minerals such as calcium, potassium, iron, sodium, phosphorus, magnesium, and zinc are found in dates.
They also contain multiple different vitamins such as riboflavin, niacin, thiamin, folate, vitamin A and vitamin K.
Hemp seed is very nutritious. Much of the hemp seed is made up of oils, including omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids.
They also contain a significant amount of protein, fiber, and a number of vitamins and minerals. Much of the seed contains oils such as omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids.
They are also a high source of vitamins, minerals, proteins, and fiber. Hemp seeds also come in a variety of forms such as oils, flour, milk, and of course seeds.