It is holiday time again and it means that most of the time we will be surrounded with foods and drinks most of us can’t resist. Easter eggs are also something we will not resist.
And with all that food all around us there is a long list of consequences that follow as bloating, huge belly and gas.
If you are in the group that finds it hard to avoid all the tasty food that is all around we have amazing recipe for all of you that need to avoid digestion problems and bloating. This green smoothie packed with healthy nutrients will do wonders for your digestive system and it will give you flat belly in no time.
FLAT BELLY SMOOTHIE
To prepare the smoothie you will need:
100 grams of fresh spinach
30 grams of fresh mint
100 grams peeled pineapple
¼ of a lime
2 teaspoons of honey
Smaller piece of fresh peeled ginger root
¼ of teaspoon turmeric powder
Optional : Aloe Vera juice or gel
Preparation and use:
Put all the ingredients in a blender and mix well until you get a smooth drink. Drink a glass of this smoothie every time you have large and heavy meal or you overeat.
How it works
Spinach is amazing source of iron and calcium as well as vitamin A and C which are the mostly responsible for the health benefits of this leafy green vegetable.
Mint is well known for it soothing effects on the digestive system. It improves digestion and prevents bloating. Mint can also reduce the heaviness that occurs with bloating, soothe irritated stomach and prevents cramps and gas.
Pineapple eases the decomposition of food in the organism, lowers appetite and since it is rich in fiber it can also improve the exchange of particles in the colon. Pineapple is also amazing source of vitamin C and manganese.
Ginger is amazing natural remedy for gastrointestinal problems. It prevents gas and cramps in the bowels. It can help with nausea and vomiting and neutralizes the toxins and acids.
Turmeric is another amazing spice that will prevent gas and bloating fast and effective.
Aloe Vera soothes and cleans the digestive systems, helps with constipation and is also good to treat stomach ulcer, GERD and Celiac and Chron’s disease.