6 Rejuvenating Smoothies and Juices

02 September, 2020
The consumption of juices and smoothies shouldn't replace the consumption of whole fruit pieces. However, it can complement it.
 

Smoothies and juices are becoming increasingly popular around the world. Not only because they’re delicious or easy to make, but because experts have taken their contribution of energy and nutrients into account. And while there are many different recipes, we’ll focus on rejuvenating smoothies and juices below.

The combination of fruits and vegetables in the same beverage can pack a tremendous amount of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that improve skin health. Thus, they’re “rejuvenating”.

It’s believed that 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.

For this reason and because they support the body’s main functions, consuming them frequently as part of a balanced diet is another of the good habits that you can adopt to enjoy their benefits.

Rejuvenating smoothies and juices

1. Tropical smoothie

Tropical smoothie.

Tropical and citrus fruits are always a good combination when it comes to both nutrition and flavor. This recipe is a good source of antioxidants to help prevent the early onset of signs of aging.

 

Ingredients

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

Preparation

  • Wash, peel, and chop all the ingredients.
  • Then, add them to a blender and process at high speed for a minute.
  • If you need to, add some water to facilitate blending and make it more liquid.
  • 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, it’s believed that this delicious juice is ideal for fighting the effects of free radicals and facilitating the elimination of excess fluids.

Ingredients

  • 20 cherries
  • 20 raspberries
  • The juice from 1 lemon
  • 2 cups of water (500 ml)

Instructions

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

3. Rejuvenating detox smoothie

Carrot apple smoothie.
To make your natural juice, you can use either green, yellow, or rep apples, whichever you prefer.

This smoothie concentrates the properties of some fresh fruits and vegetables that contain a lot of water and have a defined flavor. Together, they help hydrate and stimulate urination, which helps to “cleanse the body” in a way.

 

It’s believed that the regular consumption of this rejuvenating detox juice improves the appearance of the skin and prevents aging due to the ingredients it contains.

Ingredients

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

Instructions

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

4. Papaya and pineapple juice

This papaya and pineapple juice has an antioxidant, satiating, and diuretic effect. This is due to its pineapple content, which not only helps to take care of the skin but also to fight fluid retention and eliminate toxins that may be causing impurities and imperfections.

The combination of both fruits provides nutrients that help beautify the skin, such as vitamins (B and C) and minerals (calcium, potassium, and magnesium), but also a certain amount of fiber.

Ingredients

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

Instructions

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

5. Yogurt and peach smoothie

Peach and yogurt smoothie.
Both nuts and bananas contain nutrients that help boost energy levels.
 

Plain yogurt is a very healthy food because it helps restore the good bacteria to your intestines. This smoothie combines fruits such as peaches, strawberries, and oranges to make a antioxidant beverage that can help nurture and rejuvenate the skin.

Ingredients

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

Instructions

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

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6. Kiwi and orange juice

Citrus fruits are high in vitamin C, antioxidants, minerals, and important properties that 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 ice
  • 1 medium kiwi, peeled
  • 2 cups of orange juice (500 ml)

Instructions

  • Squeeze the oranges until you get two glasses of juice.
  • Peel and slice the kiwi and add all ingredients to a blender, along with the ice.
  • Process until smooth.
  • Serve while fresh.

Do you usually drink smoothies and natural juices? We encourage you to try these rejuvenating juices because they’re very healthy for your diet and will improve the health of your skin.

 
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