Super Girl smoothie, packed with superfoods!

supergirl finishI’m pretty sure “Super Girl” includes superfoods like blueberries, in her smoothies. Superfoods such as blueberries are rich in antioxidants and help to protect against chronic diseases. Antioxidants are substances in food that protect your cells against free radical damage. Free radicals are molecules produced from the breakdown of food and from contact with environmental toxins such as tobacco smoke. These molecules damage cells, increasing your risk of heart disease and cancer. The protective antioxidants in the smoothie include selenium, vitamin C, beta carotene, lutein and a small amount of vitamin E.  Want a list of superfoods, check out www.greatist.com.

 

supergirl ingredIngredients:

  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder
  • ¾ unsweetened Almond/Coconut milk
  • ½ plain yogurt
  • 1/3 cup blueberries
  • 1/3 cup mango and a handful of spinach!

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