Benefits of Strawberry Pineapple Smoothie
There seems the no better option to enjoy your hot afternoon than a cold drink. How about a glass of cold strawberry pineapple smoothie? Besides refreshing, it also has lots benefits for your body. The sweet-sour taste of the juice not only brightens up your day, but it also increases your immune system and also a great source of vitamin C. You may love to make pure pineapple juice, but you could mix the fruit with other of your beloved fruits available, such as oranges, strawberries, or others. This mix will boost the content of vitamin in your smoothies.
The high content of Antioxidant in vitamin C is really great to fight against free radicals or toxic in your bodies. Furthermore, it also reduces risks of cell damage and even cancer risks. Vitamin C is good for skin health as well. It helps your skin to rejuvenate the skin and supports the production of collagen, a substance which is useful for your skin overall health. The fiber in strawberry pineapple smoothie is also very useful for your digestion system. The fiber helps to decrease the cholesterol levels. Overall, fiber is really helpful when you are during a dieting process.
Other substances in the smoothie, such as manganese, help you to have strong tissues and bones. Strawberries itself has antioxidant in the form of anthocyanin. This antioxidant is really beneficial in protecting you from tumor growth and cancer. Strawberries have lots vitamin B as well. The folate, part of the vitamin B, is really needed in slowing blood clotting and slowing down tumor growth. Moreover, strawberry pineapple smoothie contains bromelain (from pineapple) which is effective to reduce joint pain and inflammation. All the benefits aside, you can always make this smoothie at home, every time. It’s so simple.
To get yummy strawberry pineapple smoothie, you need a cup of frozen strawberries, 1/2 cup each of frozen pineapple and orange juice, ¼ cup Greek yogurt and 1 tablespoon of honey. Put all the ingredients into the blender, and then blend it until smooth. If you do not want the too thick result, you can add water into the ingredients. Serve the smoothie immediately to get the optimal benefits of the smoothie. So now you know that the smoothie is really easy to make. That’s not a fixed and rigid recipe. You still have the room to improve and can add more ingredients to get fresher results.