This refreshing and healthy whole food smoothie contains the goodness of papaya and carrots which adds a wholesome amount of antioxidants (vitamin A and vitamin C) and dietary fiber to the smoothie which provides glowing skin, reduces acne, promotes weight loss and improves digestion. Fiber and enzymes present in this smoothie boost help to remove toxins from the body and boost thorough detox. Inclusion of oranges and lime juice in this smoothie provide a tangy zing to the smoothie while bananas add a wholesome amount of potassium. Almonds add a nutty flavor and rich texture and also supply a wholesome amount of skin-friendly vitamin E.
Papaya is one of the most nutritious fruit that is extremely low in calories and high in fiber and antioxidants. Papayas are loaded with vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant that supports healthy immune system function, neutralizes free radical damage to cells and reduces the risk of developing cancer and heart disease. Vitamin C also reduces the severity of peptic ulcers. Vitamin C boosts collagen production in the skin and slows down skin aging. Folate present in papaya lowers the risk of heart disease by removing homocysteine from the blood. It also supports the creation of new cells. Insoluble fiber present in papaya helps to maintain the health of the digestive tract by regularizing bowel movement supporting the growth of gut friendly bacteria.
Carrots are an antioxidant-rich vegetable that contains high levels of vitamin A. Vitamin A supports cell growth and development and helps to fight off infections and keep your skin healthy. Vitamin A also improves vision and reduces the risk of cataract and macular degeneration. Vitamin K, a rare nutrient found in carrots supports bone mineralization and supports blood clotting which in turn prevents excessive bleeding. High level of vitamin B6 in carrots supports healthy nervous system function. It also supports the production of haemoglobin the in the body.
Oranges are a rich source of vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant that promotes healthy skin and bones and reduces the risk of heart disease, cancer, osteoporosis and hypertension. Abundance of soluble and insoluble fiber in oranges lowers high blood cholesterol and reduces the risk of diabetes. It also helps to improve digestion by regularizing bowel movement. Dietary fiber also enhances the feeling of satiety and aids weight management. Calcium found in oranges supports the growth, repair and maintenance of healthy hones and teeth. Vitamins A present in oranges protect the eyes and reduce the risk of developing cataracts and age-related macular degeneration.
Almonds are a rich source of vitamin S, manganese, magnesium, fiber, protein, riboflavin, copper and calcium. Nutrients such as Vitamin E, flavonoids, flavonoids and catechins found in almonds help to maintain youthful and healthy skin and reduce inflammation. Minerals calcium, magnesium and phosphorus present in almonds support healthy and strong bones and prevent osteoporosis.
Here is the recipe…
- Papaya pieces – ¼ cup
- Carrot chunks – 1 cup
- Orange – 1 (peeled)
- Almonds – 4
- Lime juice – 1 teaspoon
- Honey – 1 tablespoon
- Water – 1 cup
- Simply toss carrot, orange and papaya pieces in the blender.
- Then pour almonds, raw honey and fresh lemon juice in it.
- Blend all these ingredients by adding water at high speed until smooth.
- Pour this smoothie into your serving glass and have this healthy smoothie.
- Regular intake of this smoothie will help you to stay fit and healthy.
This is a healthy and nourishing fruit smoothie that contains all the essential vitamins, minerals, dietary fiber, antioxidants and healthy fats that help to make up for any nutritional deficiencies.