Mango – Pineapple – Banana – Tumeric / Ginger Smoothie

Mango – Pineapple – Banana – Tumeric / Ginger Smoothie

Category : Health

The Awesome Mango-Pineapple & Banana Smoothie  with a hint of ginger and turmeric

 
Ingredients
2 fairly ripe bananas 
1 cup of frozen or fresh pineapple chunks
1 /2 cup of frozen or fresh mangoes
1/2 cup of coconut milk*
1/2 teaspoon tumeric powder
1 1/2 inch piece of fresh ginger
 

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Directions
  • Put cut up bananas, defrosted or fresh mango chunks, pineapple chunks, fresh ginger, the turmeric powder into a blender.
  • Add the coconut milk* and enough water to make a smooth mixture. pomegranate seeds into a blender. Then add water and blend until really smooth.
  • Blend until smooth and serve

Serving size: makes two full glass servings

Mangoes
Mangoes are a very good source of vitamin A which is helpful in promoting eye health and preventing macular degeneration, night blindness and eye dryness. Vitamin A, together with vitamin C. are excellent vitamins for promoting skin health as well.
Pineapples
Pineapples contain the enzyme Bromelain, which is a powerful agent against inflammation.  Brmelain is instrumental in fighting against arthritis, allergies and other inflammation-related issues.  Bromelain also helps in promoting good digestion.
Bananas
Bananas  are an excellent source of fibre, which is necessary to promote healthy digestion. The high potassium content of bananas helps to keep blood pressure levels low.  Bananas are also a good source of magnesium, which helps to maintain a healthy nervous system. Both magnesium and potassium are also important in healthy kidney function.
Tumeric
Tumeric is widely known for its many health boosting properties. Some of these are:
  • It promotes healthy brain function  and prevents against such diseases as dementia and Alzheimers disease
  • It has powerful anti cancer properties
  • It strengthens the immune system
  • It controls blood sugar levels

anti-inflammatory https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19594223

Alzheimers https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16988474

anti-cancer https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18462866

Ginger

Like tumeric, ginger is a powerhouse for promoting health. It shares similar properties:

  • It fights against cancer  (6-gingerol)
  • It aids in reducing nausea
  • It fights against fungal infections
  • It fights against infections
  • It reduces inflammation

pregnancy related nausea https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3995184/

 

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