“An apple a day keeps the doctor away” is a popular saying but in these days, it is also said that an apple smoothie a day will keep the extra pounds away. It effectively reduces your weight and obesity.
Apple is a good source of fiber (pectin), polyphenols, vitamin C and antioxidants that aid in proper and slow digestion, boost the metabolism and detoxify your system to flush out the toxins and other waste from the body and thereby reduce weight.
Apples are nutrition – dense fruit that not only good for gut but also protects your body from osteoporosis and Alzheimer’s diseases. It helps for the proper functioning of your lungs and heart and reduces the risk of getting lung, colon, breast and liver cancers.
It is low in cholesterol and helps to manage diabetes, even pregnant women can include it in their diet. It suppresses your appetite and makes you feel full. It acts as a food for friendly bacteria and helps to outweigh the bad bacteria. It also restores the microbial balance to reduce inflammation, obesity and thus prevents you from overeating.
Here in this article, we are going to learn about an effective apple – banana smoothie for weight loss.
Apple Banana Smoothie for Weight Loss:
Banana is also a weight loss fruit with its low energy density and rich fiber (or resistant starch) content. It enhances your metabolism to burn the stored fat. It improves your digestion and detoxifies the system to cleanse your colon and aids in regular bowel movements.
Other ingredients in this recipe…
Oatmeal keeps the blood sugar levels steady, raises your energy levels, digests slowly and keeps away the hunger. It is full of fiber and resistant starch that diminish your appetite and accelerate the calorie – burn.
Cinnamon has rich content of essential nutrients that aid in proper digestion and clear certain intestinal problems like constipation, diarrhea, bloating, acid reflux, upset stomach. It, when add to a meal will help to lower the glycemic index. You can also substitute sugar with this cinnamon.
Here is the recipe…
- Apples – 2
- Banana (ripe) – 2
- Oats – 2 tablespoons
- Almond milk – 1 ½ cup
- Cinnamon – 1/4 teaspoon
- Yogurt – 1/4 cup
- Cut apples and banana into pieces and toss them into the blender.
- Then add yogurt, almond milk into the blender.
- Now pour cinnamon powder and oatmeal into the blender.
- Blend it on high speed until smooth.
- Pour this smoothie into a glass and enjoy it.
- Drink it regularly to reduce your excess weight.
- Smoothies alone are not enough to lose your weight properly. So, you have to exercise regularly, reduce your stress levels by doing meditation and yoga, get a tight and enough sleep to get rid of the problem.
- Drink plenty of water and consume a healthy diet that includes fresh fruits and vegetables and greens to grab the maximum healthy benefits.
Try this smoothie for weight loss and share your experience with us in the below comments box.