High cholesterol has been a growing concern among the people that study health and nutrition around the world. After years of intense research, science has uncovered that nature provides a wide variety of options when it comes to dealing with high cholesterol, and a large portion of it comes from plant fats and oils. The best part of this is that these wonderful health aids can be taken in the form of a delicious drink, so this article will be listing a few great juice and smoothie recipes to lower your cholesterol.
Tangy Tropical Smoothie
This recipe is sure to get you feeling excited about smoothies, and it will give you a healthy dose of antioxidants as well. Take 5 ounces of unsweetened almond milk and blend it with one-half of a pear. Then blend in a cup of chopped pineapple, ¼ of an avocado, 3 cups of spinach, and a ¼ of fresh ginger. This smoothie is also full of great antibacterial agents to keep the microorganisms in your gut properly balanced and working hard to keep your body functioning.
Strawberry Lemonade Smoothie
For this smoothie, you’ll only need 8 ounces of almond milk, one peeled banana, 10 decently sized strawberries, ¼ of a lemon that is peeled and seedless, 2 kale leaves without the stems, and 2 tablespoons of chia seeds that have been soaked for 5 – 10 minutes. After it’s done, you’ll have a super refreshing smoothie that will give you an energy boost with some great intestine cleaning action!
Apple Avocado Smoothie
Avocados are amazing because they contain the kind of plant fats that have a major effect on LDL cholesterol. All you need for this simple smoothie is 8 ounces of unsweetened almond milk, one apple with the core removed, ¼ or ½ of an avocado peeled with the seed removed, and 2 cups of spinach. This smoothie is full of a wide range of great nutrients to help you have an energetic day.
Apple Green Smoothie
If you’re not super big on almond milk then this recipe might be a great option for you. It also has cucumber which can help remove excess water from the body. Take 4 ounces of water, and blend in 1 peeled banana, 1 large apple that has the core removed, ½ cucumber (with the peel still on), ¼ of a peeled avocado with the seed removed, and 2 cups of baby spinach.
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