Slenderizing Smoothies

Some common ingredients used in smoothies really can help you lose weight. Here are a few of the best—-along with how much to use:

Apples: 1/2-1 apple, with skin

Avocado: 1/4 avocado, peeled and pitted

Cultured Foods: 1/2 cup

Chia Seeds: 2 Tbs.

Herbs: 1/4 cup fresh leaves

Hulled Hemp Seeds: 2 Tbs.

Nuts: 1 Tbs.

Probiotic Supplements: 1/4 – 1 tsp. powder (or according to label directions)

Turmeric: 1/4-1 tsp………Better Nutrition, 2015

A Health Connection offers products that will enhance even more the flavor of these ingredients resulting in a delicious, healthy and refreshing summertime drink that is kind to your waistline……….Brenda Ihle, RN, HNP

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