Avocado, Pineapple & Banana in a Coconut Paradise Mix-Up. A Hugely Healthy Superfood Smoothie Recipe!
This hugely healthy smoothie recipe contains two, great, nutritionally dense superfoods (Avocado and Pineapple).
As well as being rich in nutrients such as Vitamin C and fiber, as well as trace elements manganese and copper, pineapples contain bromelain - an enzyme with many great health benefits including the digestion of proteins and anti-cancer properties. It is fantastic in the treatment of digestive disorders, improved surgery recovery times, sinus infection control and reducing joint pain.
To get an appreciate of just how nutritionally dense Avocados are, here is a breakdown of a typical 100g (3.5 Oz) serving.
High in potassium and loaded with monounsaturated fatty acids (mostly Oleic acid). Oleic acid has been linked to beneficial effects on genes linked to cancer and reducing inflammation. Avocados are also high in both soluble (25%) and insoluble (75%) fiber and are great in the treatment of digestive problems.
The health benefits of Avocados really are astonishing with benefits ranging from Cardiovascular and Cholesterol effects, Anti-cancer properties, Weight Loss, Antioxidants, Eye and eyesight improvements, Nutrient uptake and many more. In the coming weeks we will be releasing a dedicated article on avocados and their immeasurable health benefits. We will link this HERE once published.
Intolerant to Certain Ingredients?
While we do always encourage an alternative natural, fresh source for your fruits and vegetables we recognize that sometimes this just isn't feasibly possible. Whether due to bodily intolerances or simple taste incompatibilities don't panic! You can always turn to supplementary extracts to add to your chosen smoothies and juice recipes in their place to get these great health benefits.
Just bear in mind that the final result itself may have varying consistency to your expected smoothies and juices without the usual mass and plant matter going in - but for the positives it's worth it.
Here are some great supplementary options and alternative sources to turn to if you suffer the above. To be taken alongside your smoothie mix, or added as an ingredient, depending on the product.
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