If you want to have a complete and balanced diet , look after yourself daily and lose weight on a regular basis , you may have heard about the benefits of ” detox ” smoothies . Detoxifying smoothies are drinks made from the mixture of vegetables and fruits. Thus we get a supplement to our diet , without being calorie , it gives us energy, and are good for our body and debugging favor, in the Hotel La Laguna Spa & Golf we have some delicious for you to savour.
PINEAPPLE , GINGER AND RICE MILK DETOX:
- 4 slices of fresh pineapple ,
- ½ cup of rice milk,
- a small teaspoon of grated ginger.
- Mix all ingredients in a blender and ready.
Pineapple is rich in vitamins C, B1, B6, folic acid (a B vitamin that is essential for life) and minerals such as potassium. Another benefit of pineapple as food, is that it is mostly water and contains little fat and very low in calories. It contains an enzyme called bromelain (bromelain breaks proteins in the same way as pepsin, an enzyme that is part of the gastric juice), so you can tell which improves digestion and destroys intestinal parasites.
Ginger, has been linked as an infallible natural remedy to relieve gastric discomfort but although it has taken years to discover it, scientific research has revealed that ginger is not only beneficial for stomach problems, but has many other properties.
In fact, it helps us to fight stress, besides having antioxidant effects to fight cellular aging, anti-inflammatory effects, it helps improve migraines, etc …
GREEN GRAPE , SPINACH AND BANANA DETOX SMOOTHIE, TO RECHARGE YOUR BATTERIES
Ingredients for one:
- 1/2 cup (75 g ) of green grapes ,
- 1/4 cup ( 60g ) of vanilla yogurt low in fat,
- 1 cup ( 30g ) of fresh spinach ,
- 1/2 peeled banana
- ½ peeled apple ,
- 50g of fresh pineapple chunks
- 1 cup ( 240 ml ) of ice cubes.
Perfect for taking breakfast and have a great deal of energy
Spinach is composed mostly of water. The amount of fats and carbohydrates is very low but is one of the vegetables that contains more proteins. It is rich in fibers, especially the stems, which is very beneficial to our health.
It is an excellent natural source of vitamins and minerals.
Within minerals they stand calcium, iron, potassium, magnesium, manganese and phosphorus.
As for the content of vitamins, spinach is rich in vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin K, as well as B vitamins (B6, B2, B1) and folic acid (vitamin B9).
It also contains antioxidant substances such as flavonoids, and carotenoids (lutein and zeaxanthin, neoxanthin). It is also a good source of Omega-3 fatty acids.
Green grapes have the benefit that they are available all year, are rich in carbohydrates and low in saturated fat. They have no cholesterol or sodium, but a lot of potassium and iron, which help in tissue reconstruction, improve heart function, stimulate the production of red blood cells and helps the circulation of oxygen in the body.
In addition, green grapes are catechins and, like all grapes, resveratrol, two powerful antioxidants that protect us from free radicals and different diseases. Especially resveratrol, it is known to act against colon and prostate cancer, Alzheimer’s and heart disease.
These are just a few examples of the smoothies that can be made. Those who choose to bet on this new healthy trend should start with smoothies containing more fruit than vegetables because they are new flavors and textures to which one must adapt gradually.
Should you bet on natural products that help our welfare, to improve the functioning of the body, remove toxins, focusing more on improving the functioning of our body; This will help us feel better.