Pomegranate citrus smoothie

Pomegranate citrus smoothie

The pomegranate fruit is in season in late autumn and early winter, usually around September through December.

Pomegranate seeds have shown many potent health benefits, including benefits in weight loss, heart health, and cancer prevention.

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


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.


These delicious citrus fruits are one of the best sources for vitamin C, which is believed to bolster the immune system.

Pomegranate seeds:

A study from the University of California shows that pomegranate juice has the most antioxidants out of all the juices they tested. Antioxidants are key to overall health.


It is extremely nutritious and low in calories. Eating plenty of leafy greens like spinach is key to weight loss.

Process the following ingredients in a blender:

1 cup orange, juiced

1 cup of pomegranate seeds

1 banana

2 1/2 cups of spinach, chopped

1 cup of filtered water

2 ice cubes

Make sure ingredients are organic


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3. “Pomegranate Ranked Healthiest Fruit Juice.” Mercola.com. Mercola.com, n.d. Web. 10 Nov. 2014.

4. “Comparison of Antioxidant Potency of Commonly Consumed Polyphenol-Rich Beverages in the United States.” Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. ACS Publications, n.d. Web. 10 Nov. 2014.

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