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Very Berry Fruit Smoothie Recipe

May 14, 2019

Antioxidants are an essential part of our daily routine. They can help reduce inflammation, and fight free radicals, both of which are culprits in aging and illness! Did you know that fruits are super high in antioxidants? When you add in a fruit smoothie recipe to your day, you can be sure you (and your family!) will get in lots of vitamins and minerals.

Antioxidants have quite a few benefits including:
  1. Immune support: adding in antioxidants helps your body to fight off invaders to keep you healthy!
  2. Reduce inflammation: today, we deal with chronic inflammation because of our environment, and the food we put into our bodies. By adding antioxidants, we can reduce the inflammation our body.
  3. Reduce signs of aging: free-radicals from sun damage can cause premature fine lines and wrinkles. Try adding antioxidants to help fight free radicals and reduce overall signs of aging.
  4. May reduce memory loss: Antioxidants can help to improve connectivity in our brain cells.

And consuming lots of antioxidants each day isn’t as hard as you might think! A busy schedule can sometimes mean we are simply reaching for that protein bar, or stopping at a coffee shop for a muffin. Having an easy, antioxidant-boosting fruit smoothie recipe on hand can help!

Some fruits and vegetables that are high in antioxidants: 

  • Berries, like blueberries, strawberries and cherries
  • Leafy greens, including spinach, kale and swiss chard
  • Red, yellow and orange peppers
  • Antioxidant-rich super powders like organic Spirulina
  • Nuts like walnuts or brazil nuts

 

fruit smoothie recipe

Very Berry Fruit Smoothie Recipe: 

Ingredients: 

  • 1/2 cup frozen or fresh blueberries
  • 1 tbsp. Organika Enhanced Collagen
  • 1/2 ripe avocado
  • 1 cup water or your favourite non-dairy milk
  • 1 tsp. honey (optional)

Directions: 

Add everything to a high-speed blender, and blend until creamy!

 

If you don’t have a high-powered blender, check out this post for an Easy Green Smoothie for directions using a smaller device.

 

Disclaimer

The information provided herein is for informational purposes only. The products or claims made about specific nutrients or products are reviewed and evaluated by Organika based on available scientific evidence on its initiative. Such applications, however, have not been specifically assessed by Health Canada. Organika makes no guarantee or warranty with respect to any products sold, and shall not be responsible for any indirect, inconsequential and/or special damages for the reliance on or use of any information contained herein. This information is not meant to be a substitute for the advice provided by your physician or another medical professional. You should not use this information for diagnosing a health problem or disease but should always consult your physician.

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