Gut Healing Berry Blast

November 7, 2015

 

Try this delicious nutrient rich banana berry smoothie.  Not only does it contain a vast array of nutrients including omega 3 and 6 essential fatty acids (EFA's), it also contains gut healing ingredients such as aloe vera juice and probiotics.

 

Berries which are some of the richest sources of antioxidants you can find.  

Bananas are high in potassium which may help in regulating blood pressure. 

Mixed seed are an fantastic source of polyunsaturated fats, iron, thiamine, selenium, copper, magnesium, thiamine, folate, niacin and vitamin E

Aloe vera juice is high in amino acids, fatty acids, minerals and nutrients.  It soothes and cleanses the digestive tract and helps improve digestion.

Probiotics are the "friendly" bacteria that we need to break down food and absorb nutrients.  Not only are they helpful with any digestive issues but studies have shown probiotics can help with a great deal more including urinary tract infections, allergies, womens health, immunity, obesity and mental health issues.

 

Ingredients

 

2 Apples (juiced) and added to blender

2 handfuls of mixed berries

1 frozen banana

40mls aloe vera juice

Probiotic (use what you have - 10ml kombucha, kefir, 1 tsp of probiotic powder or a capsule)

2 tbspn mixed seeds (chia, pepitas, sunflower, sesame)

Ice

 

Blend and enjoy!

 

 

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