Omega-3 oils, found in certain nuts, seeds, and fish, are vital for health, but most of us don’t get enough of them. Resarchers say that Omega-3 oils may prevent heart attacks, improve artery elasticity, help with depression and arthritis, and promote smoother skin. So when you make this smoothie, you’re doing your body a delicious favor.
Health benefits in a luscious, easy-to-make drink!
1 tablespoon ground flaxseeds
1 ripe medium banana
¾ fresh or frozen blueberries or raspberries
¼ cup low-fat vanilla yogurt
¾ cup juice of your choice or nonfat soy milk
5 ice cubes or ½ cup crushed ice
Toss all ingredients in a blender and drink or eat with a spoon.
Adapted from Natural Hand Care by Norma Pasekoff Weinberg (Storey Books, 1998). Copyright (c) 1998 by Norma Pasekoff Weinberg. Reprinted by permission of Storey Books.
Adapted from Natural Hand Care by Norma Pasekoff Weinberg (Storey Books, 1998).