A Smoothie a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

A Smoothie a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

by Posted on: June 8, 2016Categories: LiveWell 24/7   

The Best Superfood Powders for Athletes

In the heat of the summer, making a refreshing, nutritious smoothie is just the thing you need to get your day started. Along with fruits and vegetables, adding superfoods is essential for getting the maximum nutrients you need. These “superfoods” are all the rage right now. Some of these include: Flax seeds, chia seeds, acai powder, chorophyll, matcha powder, hemp hearts, maca, bee pollen, and turmeric. These can all be incorporated into your diet in different ways, but we recommend tossing a scoop into your smoothie!

Flax seeds: Omega-3s, antioxidant, fiber-rich

Chia seeds: Heart health, fiber-rich, antioxidant, energy booster

Acai powder: Antioxidant, fat burner, regulates cholesterol

Chorophyll: Detoxification, antioxidant, immune health

Matcha powder: Cancer fighter, fat burner, antioxidant, hormonal balance

Hemp hearts: Protein-rich, omega-3s, metabolism booster, skin, hair, and nail health

Maca: Increases strength, energy, and endurance, supports fertility, hormonal balance

Bee pollen: Protein-rich, allergy fighter, energy booster, digestive aid, immune health

Tumeric: Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, skin health

Anti-aging Coconut Tumeric Smoothie 



1 cup hemp or coconut milk
1/2 cup frozen pineapple
1 frozen banana
1 tbsp coconut oil
1 tsp turmeric
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp ginger
1 tsp chia seeds
1 tsp maca

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