Dare I use the D word?
Delicious. Decadent. Devilish.
OMG I said it okay bye.
But I swear this tastes so much better than green juice. I don’t even really like juice. Shhhhhh. You didn’t hear that from me.
But seriously. We all know that smoothies are a superb way to sneak in all kinds of superfoods, from vitamin K-rich kale, anti-cancer turmeric, and our favorite fiberlicious Wild Blueberries. They’re the ideal on-the-go burst of nutrition that can very well satisfy the tastebuds at the same time.
January is the new year, and everyone and their brother is talking about the D word. The liver maaay have worked overtime this holiday season ridding the body of excess toxins found in excess sugar, alcohol, and fried foods. In today’s day and age, to detox is to cleanse the body of the unhealthy, highly processed crapola that we gorged on in December by eating and/or drinking lots of nutrient-rich fruits and veggies.
Embracing a healthier lifestyle as you ring in the new year doesn’t mean you have to say goodbye to cookies forever. By enriching your life with simple antioxidant-packed superfoods like Wild Blueberries, avocado, turmeric, and kale, you’re giving your liver a break and boosting your physical and mental health.
While black pepper in a fruit smoothie may sound like a prank, it actually adds a deliciously unexpected kick! Flavor aside, the real reason black pepper plays a role in this cocktail of health is because adding a pinch boosts the bioavailability of curcumin (the bioactive compound in turmeric) by more than tenfold. Consuming tumeric with fat also helps boosts absorption, hence…avocado!
Rewind. Why do we care about boosting curcumin levels? Several studies suggest that curcumin is a potent fighter of cancer, inflammation, osteoporosis, and more. Turmeric is a true superfood!
Si trade in the bubbly for blueberries, plop on your party hat and SBD (sparkly black dress) and kick off the New Year right with this scrumptious glass of liquid nutrition. Your liver will surely thank you!
Head on over the the Wild Blueberries blog for the recipe!
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