- Spinach, kale, and Swiss chard are an excellent source of iron (especially important for women), vitamin A, and Lutein for eye health. Best of all you know those omega-3s everyone's talking about? They reside in dark greens (including seaweed, which is why they're concentrated in fish).
- Blueberries have sky-high levels of antioxidants, which combat the damage done by inflammation. Anthocyanins, the natural plant compounds that give blueberries their deep colour, may have antidiabetic effects as well. And new research suggests blueberries might protect the heart muscle from damage.
2 cups water1/2 bunch organic kale, stems removed
1 large organic orange, peeled and seeded
1 large organic banana, peeled
1-1/2 cups organic blueberries
1 tbsp flax oil
- Blend ingredients in a high speed blender and enjoy!
- When using about 60% ripe organic fruit mixed with about 40% organic greens, the fruit taste dominates the flavour, yet at the same time the greens balance out the sweetness of the fruit.