On top of work, we have family, gym, studies, a second job could be a number of things contributing to a busy lifestyle. Sometimes we may not take care of ourselves enough. Skipping breakfast, lunch or both is a common scenario. Taking ten minutes a day to prepare and make a smoothie is well worth the time and effort. Make one in the evening ready for work in the morning, you won't be disappointed.
The great thing about making a smoothie is that you know exactly what it contains. You can make a smoothie with fruits one day, veg smoothie the next. Adding powders and nuts are also a great way to boost the overall nutritional value of your drink.
The large quantities of bioactive compounds place blueberries high on the Aggregate Nutrient Density Index (ANDI).
Thousands of years ago fruits were less tampered with and bananas had plenty of seeds inside them. They started to be selectively bred and grown to spec, producing tiny, or no seeds at all.
Growing your own fruit is a brilliant option, why not try growing a banana tree at home?
Do you know that you can grow cantaloupe here in the UK, in your garden? Of course you did. If you need any tips please check out How to Grow Cantaloupe at Home.
Mango fruit is rich in vitamin A, a micronutrient that helps promote tissue repair.