We all love smoothies. They are an easy way to get all the nutrients in one serving. In this article we give you a super tasty recipe, and it uses pineapple and other tasty stuff.
This powerful drink will boost your immunity and bring your health to an optimal level. Pineapples are rich in nutrients and enzymes. Bromelain, an enzyme in pineapples, reduces inflammation in the body.
The US Food and Drug Administration is responsible for food labeling via the National Labeling and Education Act, and they have offered the nutritional facts for raw pineapples:
- Serving size: 1 cup chunks (165 g)
- Amount per Serving (%DV*)
- Calories 82 Calories from Fat 0
- Amt per Serving %DV*
- Total Fat 0g 0%
- Cholesterol 0mg 0%
- Sodium 2mg 0%
- Potassium 120mg 3%
- Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
- Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
- Sugars 11g
- Protein 1g
- Vitamin A 2%
- Vitamin C 131%
- Calcium 2%
- Iron 2%
This recipe also uses turmeric, a strong natural remedy with great healing power. Curcumin is the active ingredient in turmeric, and it gives its ability to fight inflammation, relieve pain and alleviate the symptoms of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
According to studies, turmeric inhibits tumor growth and prevents conditions like high cholesterol, colitis, skin problems, Alzheimer’s disease, stomach ulcers and other conditions.
This smoothie is made from a bunch of healthy ingredients:
- ½ cup pineapple chunks
- ½ tsp turmeric
- 1 cup coconut milk – abundant in fiber and vitamins C, E, B1, B3, B5 and B6
- 1 banana – rich in potassium (important for heart, brain and nerves)
- 1 tsp maca powder – gives energy and aids in the treatment of anemia
- ½ tsp cinnamon – helps in lowering blood sugar
- ½ tsp ginger – relieves dizziness and nausea, soothes premenstrual cramps and pain caused by arthritis
- 1 tsp ginger seeds – rich in fiber, protein, calcium, antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids
- A pinch of freshly ground black pepper – increases the bioavailability of turmeric
Blend everything together, and enjoy your health-boosting smoothie.
Source: Healthy Food House