Watermelon and Mint Smoothie for your health

Watermelon is a wonderful fruit, that is becoming more widely known as a “super fruit”. The benefits of this amazing fruit are phenomenal, and their is no other great way of getting the benefits than to make an amazing smoothie. This fruit is perfectly amazing in the hot summers. Its a water condensed fruit, and can be quite tasty. It is even better when mixed with a bit of mint.

Watermelon is an excellent source of Vitamin C. Vitamin C is a very important vitamin that we all need to be getting enough of. It helps to combat free radicals, and keep it contains lycopene. Lycopene is known to help decrease the chances of prostate cancer. Consuming large amounts of watermelon has been linked to improvement of the heart and your heart health. It helps to relax the nervous system, and helps to achieve stronger bones. It keeps the calcium elevated in your body, which improves the bones.

Watermelon has also been correlated with decreased inflammation in the body. You don’t hear about to much, but watermelon is loaded with antioxidants and vitamins. It truly is a super fruit, even though it doesn’t get raved as often. It helps with a multitude of health ailments, and helps with optimal health. We all need optimal health. This is an amazing morning smoothie recipe that will make your mouth water.

-1/2 cup watermelon chopped

-1/2 cup almond milk

-1 mint leaf

-ice (optional)

 

Blend all of this together. Make sure that you have the ice blended as well too. I will add in my mint, but add another mint leaf to the glass. ( that’s optional as well). The component that makes this smoothie so tasty is the fact that watermelon is so condensed with water, so you definitely will taste the juiciness of this smoothie. watermelon smoothie

 

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2 Comments

  1. August 24, 2016 / 3:01 pm

    Sounds so yummy! Thank you for the idea! I’ve never thought of putting watermelon in a smoothie in fear that it’d be too watery. Looking forward to trying this!

    • Fit and Bliss
      August 24, 2016 / 3:14 pm

      No! It’s amazing. The water content is perfect for hydration as well as the antioxidants!

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