Banana coconut chia smoothie

Banana coconut chia smoothie

Eating smoothies is a great way to get the nutrition that you need.

This banana coconut chia smoothie is a nutritional powerhouse. It is packed with healthy fats from chia seeds and coconut, and is filled with the vitamins and antioxidants from bananas.

Let’s take a closer look at the ingredients in this smoothie recipe.

Bananas:
They are an excellent source of natural sugars. Bananas have shown health benefits in the area of cancer prevention because of their high levels of antioxidants. They also help aid in digestion, promote healthy bones, lower blood pressure, and more.

Chia seeds:
They are high in omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants, which help reduce disease-causing inflammation. Chia seeds have also shown benefits in lowering cholesterol and boosting energy levels.

Coconuts:
Organic coconuts are packed with healthy fats. They are also great for skin and hair health because of their high levels of the antioxidant vitamin E.

Spinach:
It is considered by many nutrition experts as one of the most nutritionally dense foods in the world.

Process the following ingredients in a blender:
1 cup of spinach
1 banana
1 tbsp of chia seeds
1 cup of coconut milk
1 cup of filtered water

Make sure ingredients are organic
Enjoy!

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REFERENCES:
1. “Nutrition Facts and Analysis for Bananas, Raw.” Self Nutrition Data. Self Nutrition Data, n.d. Web. 19 Dec. 2014.
2. “The Health Benefits of Coconut: Coconut Oil, Coconut Milk, Coconut Water, Coconut Flour & More.” Eating Well. Eating Well, n.d. Web. 18 Dec. 2014.

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