6 Rejuvenating Smoothies and Juices

· March 21, 2016
Thanks to all the vitamins and other benefits these smoothies and juices contain, they’re healthy options while also helping to prevent the signs of aging.

Smoothies and juices are becoming increasingly popular around the world. Some experts claim that adding them to your diet can support various organ function and improve your body’s overall health. The regular consumption of rejuvenating smoothies or juices can thus promote a better quality of life for you.

The combination of fruits and vegetables in the same beverage can pack a tremendous amount of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and other important nutrients that improve your body both internally and externally.

Benefits of our rejuvenating smoothies

One of the main benefits of consuming these beverages on a regular basis is that they help fight the effects of free radicals, which adversely affect your body’s cells and promote the aging process. Smoothies with a high amount of components that do these are what we refer to as “rejuvenating smoothies.”

Today, there are thousands of recipes for rejuvenating smoothies and juices to support bodily functions. In this article we’re going to share six with you that will not only help your body as a whole, but help improve your skin.

1. Tropical smoothie

Rejuvenating smoothie with pineapple
Tropical and citrus fruits are always a good combination when it comes to both nutrition and flavor.

In this recipe, we find a good source of antioxidants to help prevent the early onset of signs of aging.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup of fresh pineapple (38 g)
  • 1/2 an orange
  • Half a tangerine
  • 1 slice of apple
  • 1/2 a banana

Directions

  • Wash, peel, and chop all the ingredients.
  • Add them to a blender and process at high speed for a minute.
  • If you need to, add a little water to facilitate blending.
  • Add some ice and serve immediately.

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2. Raspberry and cherry juice

Berries like raspberries and cherries provide a lot of vitamins A, B, C, D, beta carotene, minerals (potassium and magnesium), and antioxidants.

Thanks to its nutritional makeup this juice is ideal for fighting the effects of free radicals and preventing the retention of excess fluids.

Ingredients

  • 20 raspberries
  • 20 cherries, pitted
  • 2 cups of water (400 ml)
  • The juice from 1 lemon

Directions

  • Wash the berries and place them in a blender with the water and lemon juice.
  • Process all ingredients for a few seconds.
  • Add ice and serve immediately.

3. Orange smoothie

Rejuvenating smoothie with carrots
This smoothie combines fruits and vegetables to make a powerful detox agent. Aside from its rejuvenating properties, it’s able to promote the elimination of the waste that builds up in your body.

By helping cleanse your body, drinking this on a regular basis enhances the appearance of your skin and may help slow the aging process.

Ingredients

  • 1 orange
  • 2 radishes
  • 1 carrot
  • 1/2 cucumber
  • 1 stalk of celery

Directions

  • Squeeze the juice from the orange and add it to a blender along with the radishes, carrot, cucumber, and celery.
  • Blend as long as you need to and drink immediately

4. Papaya and pineapple juice

This juice is great for fighting fluid retention and eliminating waste from your body.

The combination of these two fruits provides you with vitamins (B and C), minerals (calcium, potassium, and magnesium), and fiber. That makes this one of the best rejuvenating smoothies for weight loss and improving your digestion.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 of a medium papaya
  • 1/2 of a fresh pineapple
  • The juice of 1 orange

Directions

  • Peel and chop the pineapple and papaya, then add them to a blender along with the orange juice.
  • Drink this slightly chilled, preferably on an empty stomach.

5. Yogurt and peach smoothie

Rejuvenating smoothies with yogurt and lemon
Plain yogurt is a very healthy food because it helps restore the good bacteria to your intestines.

This smoothie combines fruits like peaches, strawberries, and oranges to make a potent antioxidant beverages that rejuvenates the skin and improves your overall health.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup of plain yogurt (100 g)
  • 1/2 of an orange
  • A quarter cup of peaches (37.5 g)
  • 1/2 cup of frozen strawberries

Directions

  • Wash, peel, and chop the orange and peaches.
  • Place all ingredients in a blender and process for a few seconds until you obtain a smooth and homogeneous mixture.
  • Serve with ice and consume immediately.

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6. Kiwi and orange juice

Last but not least, we have one of our tastiest rejuvenating smoothies: the kiwi and orange juice. Citrus fruits are high in Vitamin C, antioxidants, and minerals, which support the function of many of your vital organs and contribute to the regeneration of skin cells.

This kiwi and orange juice is a delicious way to reap their benefits and improve your overall health.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of orange juice (500 ml)
  • 1 medium kiwi, peeled
  • 2 cups of ice

Directions

  • Squeeze the oranges until you obtain the required amount of juice.
  • Peel and slice the kiwi fruit and add all ingredients to a blender.
  • Process until smooth.
  • Serve this delicious juice while it’s fresh.