5 Healthy Veggies & Greens To Use In Smoothie

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spinach leaves1. Spinach
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Not only is this leafy green vegetable low in fat low in and even lower in cholesterol but its rich in vitamins including: 
Vitamin A and E (which are powerful oxidants)
Vitamin C (Protects you from cardiovascular diseases)
Vitamin K (Necessary for bone health and responding to injuries).

Furthermore Spinach is packed with calcium,iron and thiamine. Just add it up with some blueberries and you have a delicious smoothie.

organic-snow-peas2. Snow Peas
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Another green vegetable which is not only nutritious but it adds a lot of bright and crispy flavor to your smoothie. They have great fiber content in them along with Vitamins A and C. But the nutritional punch lies in the fact that its believed that peas reduce your risk for type 2 diabetes and increasing the Omega 3 fats (which is an essential fat which increases your cardio vascular health)

Whether you want to put them in a mixer or just just add them on top, Snow peas serve a great nutritional role.

sweet potato3. Sweet Potato
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Don’t be tricked by its name. Even though Sweet Potatoes are… well.. sweet, they have a very low glycemic scale which means you’ll get more energy without getting a spike in your blood sugar. Along with this they are also highly rich in potassium (which aids in nerve conduction and muscle contraction, these 2 functions are critical to your heart beating at a normal rhythm. Potassium also helps in maintaining normal water balance between your cells and body fluids)

All in all, sweet potatoes are a delicious and nutritious filled ingredient to your smoothie.

beets4. Beets
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Not only do Beets give you a lovely colour to your smoothie, they also have a great reputation for maintaining your cardiovascular health and increasing your energy due to its high sugar content. Furthermore, they are packed with vitamin C (Good for your heart) and Vitamin A(helps in maintaining a good vision)
Oh and did I forget? They are also high in fiber content therefore reducing the risk of constipation.

But be careful as these guys will leave a stain on the cutting board or your clothes while cutting.

carrot5. Carrots
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This should go without saying but carrots are filled with nutritional benefits. Studies show that your cholesterol level drops when you consume carrots regularly. 
They are a great source of potassium which is a vasodilator which increases blood flow.
They have good fiber content therefore helping with digestion.
Beta-carotene is linked to reducing several types of cancer.
Lastly Carrots are packed with vitamin A they are brilliant for your eye sight and they help in preventing conditions like night blindness.

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