Alfio's Favorite Smoothie Ingredients
We LOVE smoothies almost as much as we love juice. They are an excellent way to kick-start your morning with tons of nutrients jam-packed into a tasty drink and are an easy way to get a good serving of fruits, vegetables, and more. We asked our founder, juicer, and health guru what smoothie ingredients ingredients he is currently obsessed with. Here are a few of his current favorites and how they will help jump-start your day:
Blackberries - these tiny, antioxidant-rich berries are high in vitamins including vitamin C and vitamin K. Blackberries are also high in fiber, manganese, and have anti-inflammatory properties. To learn more, click here.
Strawberries - also an antioxidant-rich berry, Strawberries are high in vitamins C and K, folate, potassium, manganese, and magnesium. They are also high in fiber and help prevent a number of diseases. To learn more, click here.
Banana - a smoothie staple, bananas help add thickness and sweetness. These delicious fruits are high in potassium, vitamin B6, vitamin C, and magnesium. To learn more, click here.
Almond Butter - this ingredient helps make smoothies creamy while providing a healthy amount of Vitamin E, vitamin B2 and magnesium. Almond butter also helps lower cholesterol and helps stabilize blood sugar. To learn more, click here.
H2O - it is pretty common knowledge that water is the ideal way to hydrate and aid in skin health. But water also helps regulate body temperature, flush body waste, maintain blood pressure, and acts as a mineral and nutrient dissolvent. To learn more, click here.