Here is a recipe for a yummy smoothie which is packed full of antioxidants e.g. anthocyanins that may help prevent cancer, boost immune health, cardiovascular health, and fight free radicals.
Whole foods that are blue and purple in colour contain the most antioxidants and may contribute to overall longevity and disease prevention. The most notable of the antioxidants are anthocyanins which are responsible for the blue, purple, and red hues found in blueberries and the list mentioned below. Anthocyanins have been shown to help support eye health and cardiovascular health, as well as balance blood sugars, help to protect cells from cancer, improve cognitive function, and overall provide our bodies with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds to combat everyday stresses and improve cell health.
Blues to add into your smoothies can include:
Your guide to living whole and well. Emma Olliff is a Registered Nutritional Therapist, wellness expert, food lover, and advocate for healthy living!