A fresh and earthy smoothie to help manage hunger levels and facilitate weight-loss, learn how to make at home.
Green Tea Weight Loss Smoothie, a Weight Loss Smoothie Recipe, is rich in catechin, a natural phenol and antioxidant that has been found to reduce body fat. In addition, catechins help prevent cancer, heart disease and neurodegenerative conditions such as Alzheimer’s. Try this diet smoothie before a workout for extra hydration, increased calorie burn, and a renewed sense of vigor … plus, it just tastes great!
What Is In The Green Tea Weight Loss Smoothie?
The Green Tea Weight Loss Smoothie ingredients are apple, broccoli, celery, cucumber, watercress, mint leaves, green tea, and crushed ice.
Apples – Apples are the most widely consumed fruit globally and boast more than 7,000 different varieties. They provide significant amounts vitamin C, vitamin K, copper, and potassium, and are loaded with power antioxidants, especially polyphenols. Apples can help lower cholesterol levels, reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes, and promote gut health as a prebiotic.
Broccoli – Broccoli is a nutrient-dense cruciferous vegetable that is widely known for its health benefits. It is rich in vitamin C, vitamin K, and contains significant amounts of folate, iron, manganese, and potassium. The beneficial plant compound sulforaphane, abundant in broccoli, is known to provide excellent protection against various types of cancer.
Celery – Celery, a low calorie diet food, has a number of surprising health benefits. It is an excellent source of phytonutrients and is absolutely packed with cell-protecting antioxidants such as vitamin C, beta carotene, and flavonoids. Celery also reduces chronic inflammation, supports a healthy digestive tract, and and has an alkalizing effect that can help neutralize acidic foods.
Cucumbers – Cucumbers, while commonly mistaken for vegetables, are actually a highly nutritious fruit. They are rich in the antioxidants flavonoids and tannins that have been found to prevent cell damage by blocking harmful free radicals. Cucumbers also help reduce blood sugar and have been shown to prevent some diabetes-related complications.
Watercress – Watercress is a small edible leafy green with a slightly peppery taste. It is packed with wide variety of beneficial nutrients, but is particularly high in vitamin K. Watercress has been shown to lower the risk of several chronic diseases, including diabetes, heart dsease, and cancer.
Mint – Mint is well known for the minty cool sensation it provides and is a popular ingredient in a variety of drinks and dishes. It is rich in nutrients including vitamin A, iron, and manganese, although it is typically used only as a flavoring agent in small quantities. The menthol in mint has been shown to relieve indigestion and reduce Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).
Green Tea – Green tea is widely claimed to be one of the most healthy drinks on the planet. It is loaded with powerful bioactive compounds, including polyphenols, the potent catechin epigallocatechin gallate, caffeine, and the amino acid L-theanine. Green tea improves brain function and protects against neurodegenerative diseases, increases fat burning, and reduces your risk of developing certain cancers, including breast cancer, colorectal cancer, and prostate cancer.
Green Tea Weight Loss Smoothie Recipe
The Green Tea Weight Loss Smoothie is rich in catechins that have been found to reduce body fat. This recipe will show you how to make one.
- ½ apple, granny smith, cored
- 1/4 cup broccoli, florets
- ½ cup celery, chopped
- ½ cup cucumbers
- 1/4 cup watercress
- 1 tbsp mint leaves
- 1 cup green tea, brewed with two bags
- ½ cup ice
- 1 scoop Weight Loss Greens Boost, optional
- Place apple, broccoli, celery, cucumber, watercress, mint leaves, green tea, and crushed ice into a blender, fill to the max water line, and blend until a smooth consistency is achieved.
- Pour into a glass for immediate refreshment or place in the fridge to enjoy later.
Serving Size:1 g
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 75Unsaturated Fat: 0gSodium: 61mgCarbohydrates: 18gFiber: 4gSugar: 11gProtein: 1g
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