Fancy a blueberry smoothie recipe for yourself as a nice breakfast treat? Perhaps you want to prepare this delicious drink after you run or workout. You will definitely love the recipes that I am about to share with you here.
However, let us take a look at the health properties and benefits of consuming blueberries in our diet!
On top of that, it gives you even more reason to prepare one for yourself, friends and family on a regular basis.
Research into the benefits of blueberries showed a whole tonne of benefits, and I am going to list them here!
Prevention of diseases
Blueberries have been known to prevent various diseases. Blueberries, if consumed in a large amount helps prevent constipation and the nutrients in this fruit actually helps promote healthy digestion!
Besides that, blueberries are found to prevent heart disease by preventing the build up of cholesterol in your circulation system.
Want to remain active and vital? Consumption of blueberries has been shown to help repair brain cells! Imagine that much benefits from a tiny piece of fruit.
However, please remember that you need to consume them regularly to enjoy from such benefits.
Maintains and possibly improves vision
As long as you are practising good eye care habits, such as taking breaks while using a computer and so on, blueberries can prevent problems like short and long sightedness. It can also slow or even prevent age-related vision problems.
Improves immune systems
Blueberries are an excellent source of antioxidants. In our current, fast-paced society, we are exposed to lots of pollutants and free radicals in the air. Having blueberries in your diet can actually strengthen your immune system and eliminate free radicals in your body.
I think this is another amazing benefit of consuming blueberries on a regular basis.
Pop in the yoghurt, ice cubes and banana into the blender and blend at medium speed until the banana is well incorporated. Add in the blueberries and continue blending.
Before serving, give the mixture a mix with a spoon to ensure the flavour is evened out.
Add the blueberries, banana and ice cubes into a blender and blend at high speed. Taste the mixture and add honey as desired, until you achieve the taste you want.
Pour in the chopped blueberries and give a stir with a spoon before serving. It gives a nice, chewy texture to a great healthy drink.
I think you really should make some time to prepare this nutritious drink as the benefits are too great to simply ignore. Let me know if you have any further suggestions!