Electrify Your mornings with a fresh Smoothie.

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Fruit smoothies are a great way to obtain instant energy as you start your day. We are electrical beings after all and fresh fruits and berries contain more electricity than any other food on the planet. They are also filled with antioxidants that fight against free radicals in the body. Smoothies can also assist in building a stronger immune system.

Did you know?

Fruit flavour:

Is due to small quantities of esters and essential oils distributed throughout the pulp.

Fruit colour:

Fruits and vegetables have appeal in part because of the bright, attractive colors of the pigments that they contain- the chlorophylls, carotenoids and flavonoids.

There are three reasons to support the recommendation to eat lots of vegetables and fruits .

1. Eating at least 2 1/2 cups of vegetables and fruits per day is associated with a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease, including heart attack and stroke. Some vegetables and fruits may be protective against certain cancers

2. Most vegetables and fruits, when prepared without added fats or sugars, are relatively low in KCalories . Eating them instead of higher calorie foods can help adults and children achieve and maintain a healthy weight.

3. Most vegetables and fruits contain nutrients that Americans often don’t get enough of- including folate, magnesium, potassium, dietary fiber, and vitamins A, C, and K.

So cheers to our health and yours and have a fruitful and productive day.

Best of health,

Healthy And The Brain

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