Day 4: Anti-Inflammatory Pineapple Ginger Smoothie

So, continuing on my journey with trying new recipes from my Pinterest Board of Recipes, I decided upon this delicious Pineapple Ginger smoothie. I felt so refreshed & hydrated after it, and I felt like I was on the islands somewhere! What a nice way to start my day!

This beverage is full of wonderful benefits. Here are some of those benefits:

Pineapple: It has a lot of Vitamin C in it.

An excellent source of Fiber.

It has Bromelain in it that helps prevent colds & break up phlegm & mucus to help you heal faster from colds.

It has manganese to help promote strong bones.

Reduces inflammation

Helps prevent arthritis, cancer & heart disease

Boosts immunity & increase circulation

Mango:  Prevents Cancer

Lowers cholesterol

Has Vitamins A, C & E

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Improves digestion

Ginger: Helps with Nausea & Muscle soreness.

Helps aid against inflammation.

Drastically lowers blood sugar & heart disease risk factors

Can help with chronic indigestion & even menstrual cramps!ginger root

Lowers cholesterol & prevents cancer

May help with brain function

Can help fight infections

Celery:  Excellent source of antioxidants & beneficial enzymes

Has Vitamins: C, K, Potassium, Folate & B6

Helps prevent dehydration

improves liver, skin, eye & cognitive healthcelerystalks

Coconut Water:Very hydrating (way better than sports drinks)

Has potassium, magnesium & calcium

Contains other natural vitamins, especially B vitamins, minerals, natural salts

It’s a natural diuretic

Lowers Cholesterol & Manages Triglyceride levels

These are some of the many benefits of these ingredients among the many not listed. This was so refreshing! I hope you all enjoy it as well!

Ingredients:

2 Cups ripe pineapple

1 Cup ripe mango

1 piece of ginger (about 3 inches)

1/2 Cup of celery

1 Cup coconut water

1 tsp fresh vanilla

Directions:

  1. Place chunked fruit & veggies, vanilla & coconut water in a blender & mix until all blended well. Serve immediately. Enjoy! Serves 2.pineapple

 

 

 

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