Smoothies – Health Benefits
Do you own a juicer? Some health experts suggest that it’s better not to have a car than a juicer. Top-rated smoothie makers are even better investment in healthy aging. Smoothies provide more nutrients and fiber than juice. Make a routine out of using your smoothie maker. Spend 15 minutes daily in providing majority of your daily nutrition early in the morning. If you are well hydrated and get enough fibers and nutrients before lunch, you will feel great throughout the day.
Despite of their popularity and convenience in using them, multi-vitamins are not demonstrably proven to benefit human health. Also, they are not regulated by the FDA. Getting nutrition from foods is a way better. If you consume raw vegetables and fruits in a smoothie regularly, it would benefit you more than multi-vitamins. It saves time and money, ensures you are properly hydrated throughout a day, provides plenty antioxidants, nutrients and vitamins, fructose (brain fuel), empowers your immune system.
Smoothies are very easy to digest, because the plant cells are ruptured by blending and nutrients become easier for body to assimilate. Still, smoothies have fiber. Usually, 60:40 ratio of fruits and vegetables is found in smoothies. People who don’t like veggies, but adore fruits usually enjoy smoothies, since the fruit taste dominates the overall flavor. On the other hand, veggies balance out the sweetness and sourness of the fruits.
Green smoothies certainly are incredible sources of vitamins, minerals and all nutrients in general. However, before changing your daily routine, lifestyle and eating habits, learn about recommended fruits and vegetables, what to avoid and what not to mix at all. People with kidney stones or diabetes should carefully mix their smoothies. The best way to control the ingredients in smoothies is to make them on your own. You will need a base (water, yogurt, milk), fruits, vegetables and smoothie maker.