Smoothies are scrumptious and mouth-watering drinks that are full of health benefits. Smoothies are usually made by blending milk, sugar, ice and natural flavors like fruits or raw vegetables, or even chocolate or coffee. Fruit smoothies are the best versions of smoothies that contain highest health goodies like vitamins, fiber, minerals, manganese, calcium and enzymes that can do wonders to your health.
Different kinds of fruit smoothies and their health benefits have attracted millions of population around the world to make smoothies a vital part of their healthy diet. Great smoothies can be prepared at home. All you need is the best blender for smoothies along with handful of ingredients that are usually available in every household.
Types of Fruit Smoothies
Usually fruits are loved by all age groups and for those who are not great fans of fruits, smoothies can make them consume fruit in the form of yummy and healthy drinks. Basic fruit smoothies aim at delivering quick energy, brain-power boosting, quick snack and some can even deliver a low-carbohydrate diet.
Some of the popular healthy fruit smoothies are:
It is a popular knowing that all berry fruits like strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and cranberries are great source of nutritional elements like antioxidants and radical absorption ability of oxygen that is important to safeguard human body from free radicals found in atmosphere. Berries have natural colors that they get from plant pigmentation.
Popular fruit smoothies high in antioxidants include strawberry banana smoothie, blueberry smoothie, peach-mango fizz and cranberry smoothie.
Low carb smoothies
Low-carb smoothies are best for people who are on low carb diet. With increased number of obese population, people have become more health conscious and have started looking for different kind of diet programs that aim at losing weight yet keeping health intact.
Fruit based low carb smoothies include: strawberry smoothie, lime-raspberry smoothie, peach yoghurt smoothie, banana yoghurt and banana orange smoothie made using soy milk, stevia or sugar free sweetener and low fat yoghurt.
There are very few fruits that are high in protein content. Protein enriched diet is important for people who plan to reduce weight by putting efforts in gym and by consuming balanced diet. Proteins are building blocks of human body and they are vital in breaking additional fats. Some popular protein enriched smoothies along with protein rich fruits may contain protein in form of protein powder or whey protein.
Some popular protein rich fruits are avocado, coconut milk, banana, papaya, apricots and kiwi.
Popular protein smoothies include raspberry-avocado smoothie, banana yoghurt smoothie and berries banana peach smoothie.