Strawberry Banana Smoothie | Yummy and Healthy Snacks
Strawberry banana smoothie is one of my favorite snacks. You will never look at this super match fruit smoothie at the same way again after you discover the many healthy benefits from strawberry and banana. You will found the very best reason to add them to your meal. If you are not the fan of strawberries or you think bananas are just for monkey, you will miss out the benefits of these popular fruit.
Red fruit like strawberry contains high antioxidant that well known in immunity system. It is rich in vitamin C that boosts the immunity. With the antioxidant, it helps to prevent cataracts and protect the eyes from exposure to free-radicals from the sun’s harsh UV rays, which can damage the protein in the lens. A phytochemical called ellagic acid is found in strawberry that can prevent cancer and suppressing cancer cell growth beside the antioxidant that can scavengers free-radicals and neutralize the potentially negative effect they can have on our cells. It can reduce cholesterol, heart diseases and blood pressure with the phytochemicals, potassium and fiber in the strawberry. It helps in beautiful skin too with the rich source of vitamin C and antioxidant.
The yellow banana can help to overcome depression and boost happy mood with the high levels of tryptophan. Now you know why monkeys are so happy with eating bananas. Banana helps to improve your mood and reduce PMS symptoms which regulates blood sugar and produces stress-relieving relaxation. It protects again diabetes with the high level of vitamin B6. It produces digestive enzymes to assist in absorbing nutrients and act as a prebiotic, stimulating the growth of friendly bacteria in the bowel. Banana also is an antioxidant fruit that provide more free radical to body.
Strawberry Banana Smoothie Preparation
Now you realize the benefits of strawberry and banana? These are a perfect pairing to gain the entire vitamin and mineral from a cup of smoothie. For the portion of 2, you may need to prepare 250ml milk, 125ml frozen strawberry, half banana, 50ml plain yogurt and 15ml honey. Blend the entire ingredient in the blender until smooth and frothy. Then it is ready to serve and shake it before drink. It is not only a snack indeed that chills up during weekends but you can take a cup of strawberry banana smoothie in the morning to start a day with a happy smile.