Smoothie is a nutritious drink, due to the presence of a large number of vitamins and minerals, good restoring force.
The rules of cooking and the value of smoothie for losing weight
Energy value of smoothie depends on the nutritional value of the ingredients, and if you choose them correctly, you can use both fruit and vegetable smoothies for losing weight. Preparing smoothie for losing weight should abandon the use of such additives are high-calorie as ice cream, cream or sour cream high-fat sherbet. They can be replaced with low-fat kefir or yogurt, mineral water without gas, and add a little honey for sweetness. From fruit when preparing smoothie for weight loss it is not recommended to use bananas and grapes. The rest of you can just rely on your taste, preferring to prepare the drink favorite fruits and vegetables. The basic rule of making smoothie-products used for cocktails should be contrast density to the drink turned out uniform and medium density. For example, juicy orange mixed with hard Apple or quince. And for a refined taste, sweet fruits are preferably mixed with sour berries or fruit. If the drink was too thick, it should be slightly diluted. For a slight increase in caloric content, weight loss smoothie add soy milk, kefir or yogurt fat content of not more than 1.5% and pieces of ice.
The value of smoothie is that fruits and vegetables are not subjected to heat treatment, preserving all nutrients, and their pulp is rich in fiber, which has a beneficial effect on the gastrointestinal tract. Regular consumption of these cocktails cleanses the body of toxins and toxins, normalizing metabolism and contributing to the consumption of reserve fat savings. That is why many nutritionists recommend using smoothie for a tasty and pleasant fight against excess weight.
If you have problems with digestion, especially beneficial use of thick smoothie because it`s easy to digest and do not cause a feeling of heaviness in the stomach. Smoothies drink self-sufficient, able to completely replace one meal, that’s how nutritionists offer to use nutritious cocktails in smoothie diets. Especially on nutritional value, rich in fiber necessary for the body trace elements and minerals the smoothie more of a meal than a drink, including in consistency. Traditionally, a thick drink is drunk through a special tube of large diameter, but slimming smoothie nutritionists advise to eat with a spoon, slowly,so the process of saturation is better. On a smoothie diet quickly go not only extra pounds (2-4 kg per week) but also reduce the volume of the body.
Smoothie and recipes for weight loss
From fruits and vegetables, you can prepare many options for dietary smoothies, caloric content of which will depend on what products will be selected for the cocktail.
One of smoothie recipes with vegetables for weight loss required products:
- Yogurt, fat content not exceeding 1% – 200g;
- 1 ripe tomato of medium size;
- 1 cucumber of medium size;
- Dill, parsley, celery – 50g;
- 1 small clove of garlic;
- a Couple pinches of ground pepper;
- a teaspoon of dried kelp.
Washed and cut components to put in a blender and mix well. The product is ready to eat.
From fruits you can cook a nutritious cocktail by the following recipe:
- 1 green Apple of medium size;
- Glass of fresh Apple juice;
- 4 fresh apricots;
- Half ripe mango;
- 200g natural yoghurt;
- 1 tablespoon of honey.
Apple and mango cleanse, all the fruits cut into small pieces, lay in a blender, pour the yogurt and juice, carefully grind.