3 Immune Boosting Smoothies For An Antioxidant Boost
Smoothies are a fantastic way to recharge your body and give your immune system a powerful boost. At Sweet Spot Ice Cream Cafe, you can now order one of our delicious and antioxidant smoothies as a pick up or delivery. So whether you fancy a fruity breakfast to get your day off to an energizing start, or you’re looking for a healthy way to satisfy your sweet tooth, it’s now easier than ever to nurture your body.
1: Mixed berry Antioxidant Smoothie
Our mixed berry smoothie is made with a combination of strawberries, blueberries and raspberries for the perfect antioxidant blend. So let’s take a look at the health benefits of each deliciously sweet berry.
Strawberries - Packed with vitamins and fiber, strawberries have high levels of antioxidants. A great source of magnesium, potassium and vitamin C, a strawberry smoothie will do wonders for your body. Vitamin C is a key vitamin for growth, development and tissue repair. Necessary to help you body absorb iron and able to strengthen your immune system, strawberries are a wonderful natural ingredient for a berry smoothie.
Blueberries - Considered an antioxidant superfood, blueberries are said to help lower your risk of heart disease and cancer. Anti-inflammatory and high in vitamin C, these dark purple berries are not only delicious but can also be marvellous for your health.
Raspberries - Start your day with raspberries and you’ll be nourishing your body with a ton of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and fiber. Able to protect you against diabetes, cancer, obesity, arthritis and other conditions, raspberries are ruby red and super sweet.
2: A Green Immune Boosting Treat
A green machine immune boosting smoothie is going to change your life. If your New Year resolution is to lead a more active and healthier lifestyle, you’ve got to try this incredible smoothie. A rich blend of kale, spinach, apples, kiwi, pineapples, bananas and lemongrass spirulina, you will instantly unlock a wide range of immune boosting benefits.
Dark leafy greens such as kale and spinach provide fiber, calcium and vitamins A, C and K. So if you don’t usually have time to prepare a salad for your lunch, consider this immune boosting treat to increase the amount of vegetables in your life.
Lemongrass spirulina is the perfect smoothie ingredient if you are vegetarian or vegan. Lemongrass has antifungal properties and will help your skin to glow, while spirulina is a natural source of protein. Spirulina will smooth out the skin, intensely hydrate it and is highly recommended to help combat cellulite.
3: Pineapple Punch Smoothie For Coughs
A tropical blend of pineapple chunks, coconut and bananas. Increasing your intake of pineapple is a good idea during a global pandemic. Pineapple juice is a natural immune boosting ingredient and can help speed up your body’s recovery after exercise or surgery. Pineapple juice is also a traditional remedy to suppress coughs and help loosen mucus, so give your body a delicious tropical boost today.
Coconuts also contain lauric acid, which your body can use to help protect itself from viruses and bacteria. Now throw in some bananas to support your gut and you’ve got yourself a seriously yummy immune boosting smoothie!
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