You may wonder how such a simple home recipe can be useful to the body. It's all about the components of the green smoothies. They help to cleanse the body of toxins, remove excess fluid from the body and help you lose weight quickly without harm to health.
Ingredients of green smoothie for autumn detox:
- 50 g of spinach or cabbage;
- 50 g of green salad;
- 1-2 cucumbers;
- 1 stalk of celery;
- 0.5-1 pear;
- 2 slices of lemon;
- a little parsley;
- 1-2 slices of ginger;
- 0.5 tsp. cayenne pepper, cinnamon, turmeric.
How useful is this smoothie for health and body?
Spinach / Cabbage: These leafy green vegetables are excellent sources of amino acids (protein), calcium, beta-carotene (vitamin A), vitamin K, iron, manganese, magnesium, zinc, folate and selenium. The products are great for strengthening the body, improving the skin condition, enhancing immunity, and also for removing toxins. In addition, each of the vegetables is full of fiber, which is great for cleansing the intestine!
Salad: Contains vitamin C and beta-carotene (vitamin A). These two nutrients work together to prevent the formation of cholesterol plaques on the walls of the arteries. Salad is also a good source of potassium, folic acid, iron, vitamin K, manganese, vitamins B1 and B2, as well as chromium. It helps regulate blood pressure, improves blood composition and speeds up metabolism.
Cucumbers: Cucumbers are the best source of water among food products. They are full of vitamins, silica and electrolytes, which help create a more elastic, radiant skin. Vitamin C, caffeic acid and electrolytes in cucumbers struggle with swelling in the body and bloating, and also act as an anti-inflammatory agent.
Celery: An alkaline product that is full of calcium, magnesium and potassium. A good source of vitamins B1, B2, B6, as well as vitamin C, folic acid, iron and amino acids. Celery helps to reduce high blood pressure and reduces swelling of the body. It contains compounds of polyacetylene and phthalide, which reduce inflammation and stress, causing the expansion of blood vessels. Celery is a powerful detoxifier and removes all harmful substances from the intestine.
Pear: Contains vitamins C, E, B and K, copper, manganese, potassium, iron, magnesium, selenium, calcium, zinc and folic acid. Pears have a wonderful effect on the skin, and also help to cleanse the intestines. In addition, they give the cocktail a sweet taste.
Banana: Contains vitamin B6 and magnesium, which help to get rid of stress. Bananas also contain fiber, vitamin C, potassium and vitamin A. They promote good digestion, prevent constipation, promote a healthy level of blood pressure and cholesterol.
Lemon: A product with a high content of vitamin C, calcium, potassium and magnesium. Lemons are a powerful detoxifying agent. They support the function of the liver, purify the blood, remove free radicals and toxins, help get rid of bacteria. In addition, the lemon helps fight wrinkles and rejuvenate the skin. Great for long-term weight loss.
Parsley: A powerful detoxifier that helps digestion, removes toxins from the body and acts as a mild diuretic. Parsley helps in cleansing the kidneys and blood. It contains vitamin A, C and E, folic acid, iron and antioxidants, which improve the skin condition.
Cinnamon: Studies have shown that cinnamon helps reduce blood sugar levels. Spice has antioxidant properties and helps fight bacteria and reduce inflammation.
Ginger: Helps alleviate nausea, maintains proper blood circulation, improves the absorption of nutrients in the body. Ginger is also an anti-inflammatory drug, strengthens the immune system and fights against common problems in the respiratory system.
Turmeric: Very powerful antioxidant. Turmeric is an excellent anti-cancer agent. Spice also has anti-inflammatory properties and acts as a cleanser for blood. Also, turmeric will give a healthy and perfectly clean skin.
Cayenne pepper: incredibly powerful spice, which is often used for detoxification and purification of the body (mainly due to capsaicin). Pepper has anti-inflammatory properties against colds and flu, helps accelerate metabolism. Spice also has antifungal properties, prevents blood clots, promotes heart health. In addition, pepper promotes rapid weight loss.
Drink this detox-cocktail every morning on an empty stomach or 1 hour before bedtime, and you will lose weight and feel better.