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Vitamins smoothies for summer
We all know that it is important to eat fruits and vegetables every day, since they are full of benefits for our organism. However, we don’t often know which vitamins they can provide us and how they can be beneficial for our health. Today we show you the vitamins that every fruit/vegetable can provide and how to combine them to make the most of the benefits!
Some healthy fruits and vegetables
Lemon: Vitamin C
It is a powerful depurative and bactericide. It helps against respiratory diseases, as asthma or flu. It is also antioxidant and alkalinising.
Apple: vitamin A, C and E
It helps to sleep well. It regulates the intestinal system, liver and kidneys’ running. It helps reduce high cholesterol and fight constipation and diarrhoea.
Pear: vitamin B and C vitamins
It helps to have a healthy digestive system. It eliminates high cholesterol. It has laxative effects.
Strawberry: vitamin A, B6 and C
Very good for the vesicle. It improves renal and hepatitis functions. It helps in case of gout, rheumatic troubles… and it is ideal for children growth. Antioxidant.
Melon: vitamin A, B and E
Recommended for people who suffer mucosa and skin dryness. It prevents cancer. Perfect to eliminate organism’s toxins. Antioxidant and laxative.
Strawberry: vitamin C
It improves blood circulation. Slows down premature aging. It neutralises free radicals. It prevents cancer apparition. Antioxidant.
Carrot: vitamin A and B3
It slows down aging. It helps the nervous and digestive systems to work well. It eliminates toxins that our organism gathers.
Celery: vitamin A and C
It depurates kidneys, stimulates them and eliminates residuals. It reduces blood pressure. It prevents cancer. It is useful to treat rheumatism and gout.
Cucumber: vitamin A and C
It has an unknown power: it satisfies appetite. It is recommended for people who suffer diabetes. Very diuretic and laxative. It is perfect for people who have constipation.
Beetroot: vitamin C
It protects cells. It depurates liver and kidneys. It reduces high cholesterol level. It helps to generate antibodies in the immune system. It is good for eyes’ health. Antioxidant.
Broccoli: vitamin A and C
It prevents cancer apparition especially prostate, colon and breast. It prevents heart diseases and constipation. It regulates hormonal balance and estrogens level. Very antioxidant.
Want to take all the benefits of this fruits and vegetables? Combine them in delicious smoothies! These are the smoothies recipes prepared at SHA to refresh the hottest days of summer!
When: ideal to have in the morning.
Benefits: It helps to lose weight.
Ingredients: cucumber, celery, lemon, ginger, apple and broccoli.
When: It is perfect to enjoy during the afternoon.
Benefits: This smoothie is antioxidant.
Ingredients:cucumber, celery, beetroot, ginger and apple.
When: In the morning, it is a perfect substitute to usual juice.
Benefits: It is a soft drink that permits you to relax.
Ingredients: apple, carrot, pear and celery.
When: any time of the day to revitalize the body.
Ingredients: apple, strawberries, melon and raspberries.
Vitamins smoothies are a great way of consuming fruits and vegetables if it is difficult for you to eat them regularly. Enjoy all these benefits this summer!