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Tropical Watermelon Green Smoothie Recipe

Tropical Watermelon Green Smoothie Recipe

Who says healthy green smoothies have to take a lot of time to make? You can grab a few things out of the fridge and be drinking your smoothie in 3 minutes flat with this tropical watermelon green smoothie recipe.

And instead of going to a juice place and paying more than $5 and wondering what quality of ingredients and added sugar might be hiding inside, you’re in control.

Only healthy ingredients here for this tropical watermelon green smoothie.

Every single ingredient is here because of their nutritional power. I detail the nutritional value and health benefits of each and every ingredient below.

When it comes to taking charge of your health and having a healthy ageless body, you must know what you’re eating and why.

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In the video I forgot to set out the black pepper and coconut oil for the video. When you use turmeric, always add a tbsp of coconut oil and a couple turns of the pepper mill to get the full nutritional value from the turmeric.

Tropical Watermelon Green Smoothie ingredient profiles:

Protein powder:

I use a vegan protein powder that gives me 10 gram of protein a scoop. If you need a protein powder recommendation for vegans, glucose control, athletic performance or weight management, just ask.

Superfood greens:

The mix I use gives you…

Vitamin A which may contribute to healthy immunity, vision, bone health and cell integrity.

Vitamin C which may function as an antioxidant as well as contribute to healthy immunity and bone health.

Vitamin B1 which may contribute to mental function and metabolism.

Vitamin B2 & B3 which may help regulate metabolism and support normal cell growth.

Vitamin B6 which may contribute to healthy immunity and regulate metabolism.

Vitamin B9 which may support healthy brain development and normal heart health.

Vitamin B12 which may help regulate metabolism, support normal blood cell formation, and contribute to mental function.

Calcium which may assist in supporting strong bones.

Flax seeds:

Nutritional profile:

Omega-3 (ALA), Fiber, Protein, Vitamin B1, Manganese, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Selenium, High fiber, High in omega 3’s,

Benefits:

Weight loss, High in Antioxidants, Digestive health, Cancer prevention

Chia seeds:

Nutritional profile:

Fiber, Protein, Calcium, Manganese, Magnesium, Phosphorus

They also contain a decent amount of Zinc, Vitamin B3 (Niacin), Potassium, Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) and Vitamin B2.

Benefits:

High in antioxidants, High fiber, High-quality protein, Weight loss, High in omega 3’s, Lowers risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes, Good for your bones, Improves exercise performance

Broccoli sprouts:

Nutritional profile:

2 grams of protein and 4 grams of fiber. The sprouts also pack sulforaphane, a powerful plant chemical with health benefits.

Benefits:

Gastric cancer prevention, respiratory health such as asthma and lung issues, and heart health.

Cucumber:

Nutritional profile:

95% water, Vitamin K, B1, C, Silica, Copper, Potassium, Manganese, Biotin, Lignans

Benefits:

Anti-inflammatory, Reduce risk of breast, uterine, ovarian and prostate cancers, Hydration for anti-aging skin health, Anti-wrinkle and collagen production, Improves memory, Freshens breath, Supports digestion, Lower blood pressure/Heart health

Watermelon:

Over 90% water, vitamins A, B6 and C, lots of lycopene, antioxidants and amino acids. heart health, bone health and prostate cancer prevention. It’s also a powerful antioxidant thought to have anti-inflammatory properties

Spinach:

Nutritional profile:

Folate, Beta-carotene, Vitamin C, K1, A, E, B6, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Copper, Manganese, Flavinoids

Benefits:

Short-term memory health, Reduced risk for heart disease, Reduced risk for cancer, Protection from free radicals, Skin and hair health and moisture, Better brain function, Mental clarity

Ginger:

Nutritional profile:

Vitamin B6, Calcium, Iron, Vitamin C, Potassium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Zinc, Folate, Riboflavin, Niacin, Iron

Benefits:

Use for relieving digestive problems such as nausea, loss of appetite, motion sickness and pain. decreases the risk of obesity, diabetes, heart disease and overall mortality while promoting a healthy complexion and hair, increased energy and overall lower weight.

Turmeric:

Benefits:

Prevent cellular aging and degenerative diseases, Anti-inflammatory, Joint health

NOTE: For maximum absorption make sure to add a little black pepper and a little oil.

Turmeric, the main spice in curry, is arguably the most powerful herb on the planet at fighting and potentially reversing disease. It has so many healing properties that currently there have been 6,235 peer-reviewed articles published proving the benefits of turmeric and one of its renowned healing compounds curcumin.

Check out this article. 

Coconut oil:

So much has been said about whether coconut oil is good for you in the last week that rather than just post the benefits here, go read this from Dr. Mercola.

Coconut water:

I’ve known about the health benefits of coconut water since I moved to Cabo San Lucas Mexico in the ’90’s and I saw people stopping for a fresh coconut on the way to work as a hangover cure! Dr. Axe will fill you in on coconut water here.

Black pepper:

Benefits:

Relief from respiratory disorders, coughs, the common cold, constipation, indigestion, anemia, impotency, muscular strains, dental disease, pyorrhea, diarrhea, and heart disease.

Weight loss, antibacterial, antioxidant, skin health.

Black pepper helps in transporting the benefits of other herbs to different parts of the body, maximizing the efficiency of the other healthy foods that we consume. That is why adding it to foods not only makes them taste delicious but also helps make those nutrients more available and accessible to our system.

Tropical Watermelon Green Smoothie Recipe

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