Beet the Odds!!!

***Before making any smoothie for yourself, consult with a physician if you have any ailments or health concerns.***

To be honest, I was pleasantly surprised at how sweet this
smoothie ended up tasting, especially since beets are part of the ingredients.
I cannot stand the taste or smell of beets.

Even though the taste of beets is sort of prevalent, the other ingredients definitely kick in to make the experience a good one, especially knowing that you’re helping your body fight diabetes. Beet juice is pretty awesome as well. If you’re exercising while doing smoothies, beet juice gives an extra source of energy, which could help you exercise for a longer period of time. Again, consult with your physician if you want to take this route and have concerns.

Ingredient
Benefits
Beet Juice
Supports  liver function,
helping to properly break down fats and assist with weight loss
Carrot Juice
Regulates blood sugar and promotes colon health. Also has
anti-oxidants and is rich is fiber
Pear
Great fiber content, helps fight diabetes
Apple
Good source of flavonoid; contains powerful antioxidants
Ginger
Aids in digestion; helps reduce bloating
Kale
Loaded with fiber; helps reduce cholesterol and sugar levels in the
body

 

The combination of pears and apples in this smoothie is
power packed with anti-flammatory benefits and helps fight many types of
diseases.
Like the Lime Detox Smoothie, this can be done during a fast or before you start your regular day. Remember, overall lifestyle is what brings the optimum benefits. Be sure to also drink plenty of water when consuming these types of drinks.
Ingredients:
1 cup carrot juice (fresh is even better)
1 cup beet juice (you can also add fresh beets)
1 pear, cored and chopped
1 green apple, cored and chopped
2 Tbsp. fresh or frozen ginger
1 Tbsp. honey (optional)Directions:
Blend all ingredients until well blended. Pulse for 5 to 10 seconds.
Pour into beverage cup and enjoy!

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