Chillie Beet Smoothie
- Raw beetroot
- Orange juice
- Hemp seeds
Beetroots are an incredibly healthy food. Research has shown that it impacts the way blood flows around the body and how much oxygen is needed during exercise. Because it contains betaine, nitrates and magnesium. Beetroot can improve your endurance, build muscle mass while also lowering body fat.
Magnesium activates over 300 different enzymes in the body and plays a key part in nerve transmission, muscle contraction, blood coagulation, energy production, nutrient metabolism and bone and cell formation.
Beetroot also increases your infection fighting white blood cells and is in the top ten antioxidant rich foods.
Paralympic gold medallist David Weir once said a shot of beetroot juice was his secret to success.
Strawberries have been shown to improve cognitive abilities. They protect neuron cells against oxidative stress-induced neurotoxicity. Strawberrys great value of potassium increase blood flow to the brain. Researchers gave elderly women strawberry supplements found a slower decline in age related cognitive abilities.
Strawberry is known as a berry for people who are trying to lose weight. However, this isn’t just because low in calories, but also boost the production of adiponectin and leptin, both of which are fat-burning hormones.
Strawberry contains some strong vitamins and minerals. These being vitamins C and K, folate, potassium, manganese, and magnesium. As well as heart-healthy fiber and a pleather of antioxidants.
The fiber in strawberries expands in the stomach and sends signals to your brain that you are full. Meaning that you will be less likely to reach for a sugary treat. Or why not make a smoothie the substitute to the sugary afternoon treat
Hemp seeds are oozing with healthy fats such as omega 3 and omega 6. They also contain high amounts of vitamin E, potassium, sodium, sulphur, phosphorus, calcium, iron, magnesium and zinc. Hemp seeds are a great vegetarian omega 3 source
Stay healthy people.