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Ingredients

1. Organic orange juice

2. Organic frozen strawberries

3. Organic frozen bananas

4. Fresh mint

5. Hemp seeds

6. Bee pollen

7. Raw honey

Utensils

High-speed blender

Directions

vFirstly, start by adding 1 ½ - 2 cup orange juice to your blender.  Next, add frozen strawberries, 1 ½ frozen banana, 8 fresh mint leaves, 1 tbsp. hemp seeds, 1 tsp. bee pollen, and 2 tbsp. raw honey or sweetener of choice.  Blend, serve, and in-joy!

Benefits

Oranges are my favorite citrus fruits.  They’re full of vitamins and minerals that are made to keep you young and healthy.  Oranges prevent various forms of cancer including liver (studies point to vitamin A), skin, lung, breast, colon, and stomach.  Oranges are rich in vitamin C protecting cells and preventing free radical formation, and which prevents much dis-ease like cancer.  Being full in water, potassium, and fiber oranges are great for a healthy heart and lowering cholesterol.  Regular intake of orange juice can prevent kidney dis-eases and reduce kidney stones.  Oranges are good for lowering cholesterol because they’re full of soluble fiber making them easy to digest and lower cholesterol.  Oranges are good for your heart because they’re rich in potassium, which is an essential electrolyte mineral for helping the heart function and work properly.  If you developed an irregular heart rhythm it may be that your potassium levels are too low which is known as arrhythmia. Oranges are also great for your skin because of the beta-carotene found in oranges that protect cells from being damaged and free radicals from forming causing aging.  Finally, oranges relieve constipation, alkalize the body (after digested), and are easy carbs.

v Mint is a type of herb belonging to a genus of 15-20 types of plants.  People often forget to incorporate herbs into their lifestyles and that might be a mistake.  Mint has one of the highest capacities for antioxidants of any food.  Mint has an antioxidant named rosmarinic acid, which has been studied for the effectiveness of relieving seasonal allergy symptoms.  Mint is also good for relieving a common cold because of the menthol found in mint, which helps break up phlegm and mucus.  Add some mint to tea for an effective soar throat reliever.  Mint has been used for thousands of years for aiding upset stomachs or indigestion because of the soothing and calming herb improve the flow of bile in the stomach, which speed up digestion.  Mint is also used in other forms like oils and can be beneficial to the skin and IBS.  Overall, mint is a great for digestion and is loaded with antioxidants relieving colds and allergy symptoms.

v Bananas are extremely good for you and your health for many reasons.  For one, scientist believe that bananas were the first fruit on Earth.  Bananas are grown in over 107 countries and are among the most consumed fruits in the world.  Bananas are also good for lowering cardiovascular dis-ease including high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and asthma.  The nutrients like fiber, potassium, vitamin B6, and C found in bananas promote a healthy heart. The daily intake of fiber for an adult is 4700 mg and less than 2% of US adults meet those daily intakes.  People are not eating enough fruit throughout the day causing them to feel hungry.  Studies show that people with higher intakes of potassium have a 49% lower risk of ischemic heart dis-ease.  Bananas can also prevent cancer cells from forming by destroying the formation of free radicals because of the high levels of potassium. Bananas are also good for diabetes, treating diarrhea, preserving memory, and boosting mood (tryptophan amino acid helps preserve memory and boost mood.

 

Raw Honey: http://www.healthline.com/health/food-nutrition/top-raw-honey-benefits#2

 

Bee Pollen: http://foodmatters.tv/articles-1/10-amazing-health-benefits-of-bee-pollen

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SOURCES

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/271157.php

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/275944.php

http://www.care2.com/greenliving/13-health-benefits-of-oranges.html

 
 

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