Have you considered adding tomatoes to your next green smoothie? Tomatoes are an excellent source of Vitamins A and C, potassium, copper, calcium, and iron. Medical studies have suggested that the regular consumption of tomatoes can lower high cholesterol, guard your eyes against macular degeneration, and lower your chances of developing certain types of cancer. With all these vitamins and nutrients it has to offer, why would you not want to include tomatoes in your green smoothie? Here is an excellent recipe for you to try!
- 1-2 handfuls of kale
- 2 medium sized tomatoes
- 1 mango cubed
- 1 cup of pineapple, also cubed
- A natural sweetener to taste
Each of the ingredients of this green smoothie should be added to your blender one at a time and blended together until smooth. Your choices of natural sweetener will include agave nectar, raw honey, and stevia. A small amount should be added to taste, and you can add as much or as little as you need too.
A green smoothie will make an excellent addition to your daily diet. It is a common fact that most Americans do not receive the adequate amount of fruits and vegetables that their body needs on a daily basis, but this green smoothie will ensure that that problem is corrected.