Smoothie: Fat Busting & Immune Boosting

Amp up your immunity with this fat torching blend

Papaya-pineapple-pear

2 and 1/2 cups papaya, peeled and deseeded
1 pear, cored
1 celery stalk (optional)
2 cups pineapple
1/2 – 1 cup water
Toss all the ingredients into a blender and purée until it reaches desired consistency.

TIMING: Start your day with this shake for more energy and vitality

Packed with health benefits

Slim down faster with pineapples 

They are loaded with vitamins and minerals including vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium, phosphorus, and potassium. It is also rich in fibre and calories. On top of it all, this fruit is low in fat and cholesterol. All the nutrients it contains promote good health.

Pears are high in fibre.

One medium-sized pear contains six grams, so snacking on a pear can help you meet your daily requirement of 25 to 30 grams. They’re a delicious way to keep you regular too, which can help prevent colon cancer. A diet high in fibre can also keep your cholesterol levels down, which is good news for your ticker.

Papayas have been shown to reduce the risk of colon cancer.

Their anti-inflammatory properties help with diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis. Papaya contains the digestive enzyme, papain, which is used like bromelain, a similar enzyme found in pineapple, to treat sports injuries, other causes of trauma, and allergies.

Author: Tanja Schmitz

Co-Publisher at Maverick Media and until recently, Fitness Magazine editor. Tanja now manages multiple digital platforms, consults and create exciting campaigns and opportunities in the fitness industry. You’ll find her behind her computer or on her bike, dreaming up new ways to improve or create content for you.

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