Psoriasis relieving avocado smoothie

Psoriasis relieving avocado smoothie

According to the latest statistics from the National Psoriasis Foundation, 7.5 million people are living with psoriasis in the United States.

Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease that causes raised, red, scaly patches to appear on the skin”, according to the National Psoriasis Foundation.

It typically affects the outside of the elbows, knees or scalp, though it can appear on any part of the body.

This psoriasis relieving avocado smoothie is packed with potent anti-inflammatory properties that may help fight psoriasis symptoms and promote optimal skin health. Let’s take a look at the ingredients in this smoothie.

Apples:
Apples contain flavonoids, which have anti-inflammatory properties. Foods that fight inflammation are key to healthy skin, and fighting conditions like psoriasis.

Avocados:
These superfoods are packed with fatty acids, antioxidants and minerals, which keep the skin healthy and glowing.

Ginger:
This amazing root contains unique compounds called gingerols, which are very powerful anti-inflammatory agents. Because of organic ginger’s anti-inflammatory properties, it may help slow down aging and promote skin health.

Spinach:
Spinach ranks among the highest in flavonoids and phytonutrients, which are compounds that have powerful anti-inflammatory properties.

Turmeric:
Turmeric is one of the most potent healing spices in the world. It is the subject of many clinical studies. It contains incredibly potent anti-inflammatory properties, and is believed to help with skin conditions like psoriasis.

Process the following ingredients in a blender:

1/2 an avocado
1 apple
1 cup of spinach
1/2 tsp of turmeric
1-inch piece of ginger
1 cup of filtered water

Make sure these ingredients are organic
Enjoy this psoriasis relieving avocado smoothie!

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REFERENCES:
1. “What Is Ginger Good For?Mercola.com. Mercola.com, n.d. Web. 15 Apr. 2015.
2. “Nutrition Facts and Analysis for Avocados, Raw, All Commercial Varieties.” Self Nutrition Data. Self Nutrition Data, n.d. Web. 15 Aug. 2015.
3. “About Psoriasis.” National Psoriasis Foundation. National Psoriasis Foundation, n.d. Web. 15 Aug. 2015.

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