Ingredients

2 ripe organic mangos

3 ripe organic bananas

7 frozen organic strawberries

1 cup of frozen organic blueberries

1 small handful of spinach (optional)

1 tbsp. acai powder

1 tbsp. chia seeds

2 tbsp. coconut sugar

Dash of cinnamon

Directions

Prep and wash the fresh fruits. Combine all ingredients into a high-speed

blender to achieve the best texture. Blend for 2 minutes on high, serve, and in-joy!

Top with any fresh fruit or super foods you have at hand.

This recipe serves 2.

Health Benefits

Mangoes are delicious and are known for being sweet and sour in many

areas of Islands.  Mangoes have been named the most consumed fruit in the world

according to studies.  There are over 1,000 varieties of mangoes all throughout

Asia, Mexico, and Tropics.  The charts show that, 1 cup of mango contains 76%

vitamin C, 25% vitamin A, 1% vitamin B6 plus other B vitamins, 9% probiotic

fibre, 9% copper, 7% potassium, and 4% magnesium that applies in the daily

value.  Mangoes are known to fight cancer because they're rich in antioxidants like

quercetin, isoquercitrin, astragalin, fisetin, gallic acid and methylgallat that help

protect the body to prevent colon, breast, leukemia, and prostate cancer.  These are

incredible things to know that fruit and plant-based foods can cure and prevent

dis-ease from happening.  Mangoes are also known to alkalize the body because

they're rich mango and tartaric acid, malic acid and citric acid that help maintain

the alkali reserve of and in the body.  Other health benefits of mangoes are eye

care (rich in vitamin A), aids in digestion (enzymes that help breakdown protein),

help prevent heat stroke, aid in concentration and memory (rich in glutamine

acid), and regulates diabetes.  Let the food be the medicine.  Eat a mango a day!

Raspberries are loaded with nutrients and phytonutrients that are extremely

beneficial.  For one, raspberries are power packed with antioxidants and anti-

inflammatory phytonutrients properties that are not only found but are

abundantly provided.  These abundant antioxidants and phytonutrients are

enough to help protect against oxidative stress and excessive inflammation.

Raspberries are also great for lowering chronic dis-ease like obesity, type 2

diabetes, hypertension, and atherosclerosis.  Also, new studies suggest two

compounds ketone and a flavonoid called tilliroside found in raspberries can

lower obesity risk and regulate blood sugar.  Raspberries have also been

found to be beneficial by preventing chronic dis-ease thus preventing cancer

cells formation.  In recent studies, phytonutrients found in raspberries have

been found to change signals between potential or existing cancer cells.

 These phytonutrients create a signal causing a cycle of programmable cell

death called apoptosis.  Raspberries are overall extremely beneficial for your

health and can be easily included in your lifestyle.  Remember we must eat to

live, not live to eat.

Kiwi fruit is underestimated in my opinion because of their small size, but

something to always remember is not to judge by appearance because what is on

the inside that counts.  Kiwifruit can help protect against asthma, macular

degeneration, and are good for our cardiovascular health.  Kiwi fruit are high in

vitamin C, K, E, copper, fiber, potassium, manganese, and foliate.

Sources

http://healthimpactnews.com/2013/17-reasons-why-you-need-a-mango-every-day/

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/275921.php

http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=39

 
 
 

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