Delicious Smoothies And How They Benefit Your Body

I find health and learning about new and improved ways to stay health to be fascinating. I honestly love to learn as much as I can about the entire food and health industry as well as products we eat. As I learn more and more about food and what it can do to our bodies, it keeps me very aware of what I’m putting into my body.

I think of my body as car. When a car runs out of gas, it can no longer run. The car gets tired and the engine stops working which is actually quite similar to the way the human body works. Think of the gas to a car as the fuel we need to keep us running. Without the proper fuel, our heart or engine, cannot run anymore.

Of course we all have those times where we crave a lot of foods that taste so good, but are so bad for us. It can be really hard not to give into those moments, but it’s important to remember the real reason why we eat and what all the junk food can do to our bodies. It’s difficult to stick to eating properly when it’s treated as a diet instead of a lifestyle choice. Healthy food should be eaten daily and not sporadically.

In order to feel good, we much each the freshest, healthiest foods we can get our hands on. We should want to eat well in order to feel good. That’s the goal of it all at the end of the day. We need to be able to live full lives without feeling tired and weak. A great way to get our daily nutrients and vitamins in our bodies is by making natural, smoothies that are packed with goodness. They are perfect to start your day and feel satisfied. Below I’ve put together some of the best blend-able recipes of delicious smoothies and how they benefit your body.


Smoothie For Weight Loss And Detox

1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk, 2 cups spinach leaves, 1/2 cucumber, some celery leaves, 1/2 bunch parsley, 1 bunch mint leaves, 3 carrots, 2 apples, 1/4 orange, 1/4 lime, 1/4 lemon and 1/4 pineapple.


Smoothie For Energy

1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk, 1/2 cup water, 1 cup frozen mixed berries, 1 scoop protein powder, 1 tablespoon flaxseed, 1 teaspoon chia seeds handful of spinach or kale.


Smoothie For Anti- Inflammatory 

1 cup unsweetened almond milk, 1 frozen banana, 1/2 cup frozen mango chunks, 1/2 tsp. organic turmeric powder, 1 tsp. organic coconut oil, Dash of vanilla, Dash of honey, Dash of cinnamon, 1 cup of ice.


Smoothie For Pain Relief

1 cup frozen strawberries, 2 kiwis, peeled and chopped, 3/4 cup skim milk, 1 teaspoon ground ginger, 1 tablespoon chia seeds, 3 to 5 ice cubes.


Smoothie For Insomnia

3/4 cup cherry juice or 1 cup frozen or fresh cherries, 1/2 banana, 1/2 cup soy milk, 1 tbsp honey, 1/4 tsp nutmeg.


These smoothies require some of the most natural and freshly grown products that your body will benefit from tremendously. No matter what you’re feeling whether it is tired or sluggish, obtaining the proper vitamins and taking them daily will improve your overall health. Give some of these recipes a try and you will be own your way to living a longer, happier life.


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Dana Monaco

Dana is originally from Chicago and now currently living the dream in Los Angeles with a degree in Interior Design & Architecture. In addition to her passion for design, she has exceptional skills in all areas of art such as acting, singing, dancing, as well as playing multiple musical instruments.