Fruits and vegetables are considered the most health beneficial for us and our bodies, and we are suggested by numerous health experts and nutritionists that, in the course of the day, we are supposed to enrich our meals with at least 4-5 servings of those mentioned above. But, since to many people this idea sounds awfully scary, for all those who find it a bit too much to include fruits and vegetables in their daily diets, one of the possible solutions is to mix yourself a smoothie, made of both types of food. This mixture can also be complimented with some liquid.
Given the fact that smoothies are rich in vitamins and minerals, because of all the healthy ingredients are comprised of are considered to be of primary importance to our health. Also, you can never really get “bored” with them since there is a countless number of combinations that can be made. This depends primarily on taste and nutritional needs of a person in question. One of the issues that is fairly common, is whether frozen fruits are less “rich” than the fresh ones. But there is no reason for concern, since frozen fruit is also pretty rich in both vitamins and minerals. Though tastes depend upon the person, certain fruit is more frequently used than some other. Let us now have a look at the best mixtures of these three fruits with other fruits. If we take the blueberries for example, it is very important to know that they are most powerful natural antioxidants. Blueberries aid in preventing macular degeneration of the eyes, urinary tract infections and slows down aging, and energize brain functions. Strawberries are considered to be the most famous of the three. Main reason is that this fruit is extremely versatile in nature, and thus can be mixed with a number of other fruits. Their benefits span a wide range, including lowering of bad cholesterol and enhancing the levels of good cholesterol. They are also extremely beneficial for the heart and provide a good regulation of the blood pressure.
Last on the list, but not the least, are bananas. The healthiest mixtures are the ones with nuts or peanut butter. The banana smoothie is packed with potassium, which aids in the process of maintaining our circulatory system fully functional and healthy. It also provides essential help in stomach acids regulation and improves digestion. With smoothies such as these, we will definitely provide our bodies with all the vitamins they need to function properly and be healthy, even when we reach the autumn of our lives.