When our body does not have important nutrients that it needs the body cannot metabolize foods properly, and we tend to experience the following:
üAnxiety, depression, mood changes
üBelly bloat, IBS, or constipation
üLow energy, stamina
üLow sex drive
üPack in a lot of nutrients all at once
üEasy to digest
üGive your digestion a break, leaving more energy for you
üKick sugar cravings
üChock full of vitamins, enzymes, and minerals
üEasy to digest, which means optimal assimilation of nutrients
üGreat for stabilizing blood sugar (you will see each smoothie here has a healthy fat, and fat is key for blood sugar stabilization)
üA fabulous way to consume a variety of different fruits or vegetables at one time
üTerrific for cleansing the body of toxicity
An easy way to add more fiber to your diet for
The health of your body depends on your digestion. When you blend your foods, you are supporting digestion. Your body does not have to work so hard to break down the nutrients, as they are in a pre-digestible state.
Did you know that 80% of your energy is spent digesting and assimilating your nutrients?
Instead of having to prepare and eat cup after cup of healthy greens or fruits, you are packing them into one nutrient-dense smoothie.
1.Choose the liquid – water, coconut water, or dairy-free milk
2.Choose your greens – kale, spinach, parsley, Swiss chard, collards, or lettuce
3.Choose your fruit – banana, apple, berries, mango, or leave out the fruit
4.Choose your fat/protein – hemp seeds, hemp protein, nut butters, avocado, coconut oil, flax or chia seeds
5.Add a superfood– maca, raw cacao, bee pollen, shredded coconut, gojiberries, camucamu, or any other of your choosing
When our bodies have the proper nutritional foundation, this in turn supports our immune system.
Smoothies are an excellent source of a multitude of vitamins and nutrients in just one simple glass per day.
Increasing fruit and vegetables that are high in antioxidants will boost immunity as well.
benefits: üNutrient absorption
üDecreased food allergies
üRegulated body weight
•SUN WARRIOR PROTEIN
Bio-individuality is the idea that each of us is different and that no two bodies are alike.This is why some people thrive on vegetarian diets, while others need meat; or why some people can do 100% raw foods, while others need cooked meals in order to attain and maintain optimal health.
If you are a cool-bodied person by nature, you can add warming spices to your smoothie to improve digestion and nutrient assimilation. Try using cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, turmeric, or cayenne. I suggest starting with a dash and then increasing to 1/2 teaspoon.
If you are a warm-bodied person by nature, you can add in cooling spices, such as mint, cilantro, or cardamom.
ENERGY BOOSTING SMOOTHIE
1 cup dairy-free milk
2 tablespoons hemp seeds
1/2 banana or avocado
1 cup spinach
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 tablespoon ground flaxseed meal or chia seeds
Stevia to taste (optional)