April 8, 2014

Beauty Bite: Pomegranate and Strawberry Smoothie

Beauty Bite: Pomegranate and Strawberry Smoothie
When browsing the farmer's market, most people skip over the pomegranates. But most wouldn't if they knew that this oxidant rich fruit which is high in vitamin k and zinc could lead to better, younger looking skin! This fruit which ironically, is one of the world's oldest fruit, can actually prevent premature aging.

  According to ancient chinese medicine, pomegranates have been used for longevity and keeping skin smooth.
Check out some of the beauty benefits below:
1. Helps moisturize skin from the inside out.
2. Treats inflammation from acne and helps with healing scars
3. Aids in collagen production, keeping skin firm and smooth

Pomegranates also have many health benefits especially for those with hypertension and diabetes. It helps to keep arteries flexible and lowers LDL cholesterol. Moreover, it helps to maintain blood sugar.

Here's a quick smoothie recipe to get some of this delicious fruit into your diet.

Pomegranate and Strawberry Smoothie
What you need:
Seeds from 1 pomegranate
1/2 cup of strawberries
1 cup of green tea (cool)
1 capful of lemon juice
What to do:
1. Add to blender and GO!
2. Enjoy
......Super simple and refreshing for a mid-afternoon snack.

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