Benefits Of A Green Smoothie Every Morning
Are you constantly feeling tired and unable to remember what it was like to be energized? And perhaps you start your day off with feelings of being fatigued; that sense of tiredness lasts throughout the rest of the day. This can happen to everyone!
If this sounds like you, you should be aware of the negative impact of low energy that destroys your performance, and productivity.
So, what Is the solution?
A quick easy to prepare, affordable solution is a nutritious green smoothie every morning
Research indicates that there are significant benefits for those who “rise and dine,” with smoothies such as regular drinking of green smoothies improves mental function, boosts energy, increases physical strength, reduces levels of cholesterol, and improves digestion1. So, continue reading to know more about the benefits of green smoothies.
Benefits Of Starting Your Day With A Green Smoothie
There are the following benefits of drinking a green smoothie every morning.
Helps In Digestion
Unlike fruit juices, green smoothies include entire fruits and vegetables, ensuring that you receive the maximum amount of fiber and vitamins. Fiber is critical for colon health and maintains your intestine’s function
By blending vegetables and fruits together, plant cells are broken down, which improves digestibility. The blending motion frees up the nutrients and promotes their absorption into your body more effectively than eating a salad. Smoothies are a more efficient and handy method to promote digestion than preparing and eating a salad. Similarly, an unhealthy stomach can cause sleep problems such as insomnia or poor sleep, which can also deprive energy levels and lead to prolonged fatigue. So, regular use of green smoothies not only promotes digestion but by helping in digestion it also increases energy levels.
Green smoothies are a great way to get a lot of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and other nutrients without clogging up your digestive system. You will have more energy to get things done and enjoy your day since you are eating natural, healthy foods in their maximum nutritious form. Additionally, green smoothies contain magnesium and B vitamins, which aid in energy metabolism and provide you with the energy that you need for proper functioning. Moreover, you can include healthy fats in smoothies such as coconut oil, flax olive oil, and omega-3 fish oil. These healthy fats are a great source of energy and are called energizing fuels.
Green smoothies are full of antioxidants and phytonutrients, both of which are beneficial for health. You are not only providing your body with the strongest defenses against disease, but you are also swallowing a range of natural ingredients that are needed for optimum health and fitness. Additionally, antioxidants protect muscles against oxidative damage and delay fatigue by increasing energy2.
Keep Hair Healthy And Makes Your Skin Glow
Besides energy provision, green smoothies contain green leafy vegetables like kale and spinach which makes your hair and skin look healthier. Spinach and kale are called anti aging foods and along with the mixture of oranges, broccoli, and strawberries they make skin soft, keep the skin hydrated and give it a dewy look. Additionally, spinach and kale contain iron, folate, and vitamin B12 which protect against hair thinning and hair loss3.
You can try our best energy boosting green smoothie;
Raw Cacao Smoothie
● 1 1/2 cups dairy-free milk
● 1 cup kale
● ½ Avocado
● 1 cup blueberries
● 1/2 banana
● 2 Tablespoons chia seeds
Blend all ingredients. Top it with chia seeds
Stoker, D., & Durward, C. (2018). Smoothies-Helpful or Harmful?.
Singh, A., Naidu, P. S., Gupta, S., & Kulkarni, S. K. (2002). Effect of natural and synthetic antioxidants in a mouse model of chronic fatigue syndrome. Journal of medicinal food, 5(4), 211-220.