Mango Smoothies for Weight Loss

· August 12, 2015
If you drink these smoothies for breakfast, the mango in them will fill you and help you fight off hunger until it's time for lunch.

Smoothies have become one of the most popular options in certain diets aimed at weight loss because these beverages are easy to make and, in addition to being delicious, they are rich in vitamins and minerals that are essential to a properly functioning organism.

In this article, we’re going to show you a few recipes for mango smoothies for weight loss, which are great for anyone who wants to strengthen their current diet. You should know that mangos, in addition to being a flavorful fruit, are extremely nutritious due to their high vitamin and antioxidant content. Mangos can help you lose weight by filling you up, thus keeping you from feeling hungry later on in the morning, so you should definitely try this smoothie as a breakfast alternative.

Mango Smoothie #1

Mango smoothie for weight loss

Health benefits of mango

Mango is a nutritious fruit that’s filled with fiber and high in Vitamins C and A. These vitamins are essential for a healthy immune system, normal vision, and even for giving us energy. Another amazing component of mangos is their ability to help lower our cholesterol.

Because of mango’s high Vitamin C content, it promotes healthy vision and can even prevent dry eyes. Likewise, the Vitamins C and A components play roles in healthier hair and skin because of their relationship to collagen and how it helps increase growth in both hair and skin.

Finally, mangos are a great option for losing weight because they can fill you up faster. This is because their strong fiber content that leaves us feeling satisfied for longer periods of time. Therefore, we won’t feel the need to overeat or eat more calorie-filled foods. Mango smoothies are an easy way to fill up and to lose weight!

Learn more about mangoes: 7 Incredible Reasons to Eat Mangoes

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup chopped mango
  • 1/4 cup ripe avocado puree
  • 1/4 cup pure mango juice
  • 1/4 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • Ice cubes

Preparation

Use a blender to mix all of the ingredients together until you have a totally uniform mixture. This delicious and nutritious smoothie will be ready to drink in just a few seconds. You can drink it right away, or take it to the office so you can drink it little by little.

Smoothie #2: Pineapple and mango

Glass of pineapple and mango smoothie for weight loss

Health benefits of pineapple

This smoothie is a great way to start your day because it will provide you with a ton of nutrients that are really important for keeping your body healthy. As we know that mangos are a great low-calorie fruit that’s high in fiber, pineapples also contain good beneficial amounts of fiber, potassium, manganese, Vitamin C, and more. Also, they are rich in antioxidants, especially in flavonoids. Flavonoids are important because they have been correlated with possible reduced risk of different diseases.

Also a good read: Learn About the Benefits of Pineapple Water

Because of pineapple’s variety of vitamins and nutrients, it can help boost our immune systems and decrease inflammation. Similarly, pineapples can be beneficial to our digestive system as well. They contain an enzyme named bromelain which aids in the breakdown of proteins. Once these proteins are broken down, the small intestine can absorb them more easily.

Lastly, pineapples, along with mangos, are great for weight loss because they have a high fiber and high water content which will help in keeping you feeling fuller longer. As we’ve now told you about all of the many benefits of pineapples and mangos, we recommend you try this smoothie for weight loss:

Ingredients

  • 1 very ripe mango
  • 1 slice of pineapple
  • 250 grams of low-fat yogurt
  • Lemon juice
  • Artificial sweetener
  • Ice (as necessary)

Preparation

The first thing you have to do to prepare this smoothie is peel the fruit. Then, put all of the ingredients in a blender and mix them together for a few minutes until you’ve created a uniform mixture. Preferably, you should drink this smoothie right after preparing it.

Remember…

These recipes are a really good way to keep you from feeling hungry in between meals. However, it is very important to be consistent in preparing and consuming these smoothies, because that is what will truly allow you to achieve your long-term goals, especially when those objectives have to do with losing weight.