Green smoothies are great for supporting a healthy lifestyle. They are usually loaded with fiber, vitamins, and other nutrients that can keep your body thriving. The combination of leafy greens and fruity deliciousness makes a green smoothie the perfect healthy treat and nutritional supplement.
So, what do you need to make a good green smoothie? Well, Greens of course. Sounds simple, but not so fast. Not all green smoothies are created equal. So here are 3 of the best leafy greens for your green smoothies.
Kale seems to be a mainstay in many smoothie recipes these days, which makes sense since you get more bang for your buck by blending it. Known for its immunity-boosting properties (who doesn’t want to boost that?), Kale is also great for cleansing and adding protecting your heart and lungs.
But a great as Kale may be, we can’t forget about a classic like spinach. Flowing with over twenty different nutrients (no wonder Pop Eye made it his bully beating pre-workout), spinach fights cancer, improves vision and heart health, regulates blood pressure, not to mention provides a gorgeous glow of health to the skin. You can’t go wrong with spinach.
This one may not be one of the mainstream greens you hear about, but these are great for their liver cleansing capability. They’re also loaded with calcium and iron as well as vitamin A and vitamin C. Bring something fresh to your smoothie with often missed out on Dandelion Greens.