Spinach Smoothie

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Spinach is considered a super food as it is a good source of vitamins A (as beta-carotene), C, K, and folate, as well as dietary fiber, calcium and iron. Spinach also contains selenium, zinc, phosphorus, potassium, copper, omega-3 fatty acids and vitamins B1, B2, B3, B6 and E.
Spinach is rich in antioxidants that may help protect against certain cancers of the stomach, skin, breast, prostate, ovaries and colon. Spinach is good for cardiovascular health and may help prevent heart attack and stroke. Anti-inflammatory properties may help with diseases such as asthma and rheumatoid arthritis. Spinach contains lutein, which may protect eye health. Studies suggest that eating spinach may help reduce the effects of age-related decline in brain function.

Ingredients:

  • 100 of spinach
  • 150 gr pineapple fresh or frozen
  • 2 bananas
  • 100 ml fresh water

Method:

Mix all ingredients in a food processor till creamy.

 

Tags: Smoothies and juices

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