Feel Good Friday – Honeydew Smoothie

Guess what today is?!? Another rendition of FEEL GOOD FRIDAY with Gentle Wellness Center! To jumpstart your weekend, we have a “Yummy” smoothie recipe ready for you!

INGREDIENTS:

(Full blender serving up to 6 people)

2 ½ Cups of Organic Honeydew Melon

1 Cup of Organic Cucumber

10-12 Mint Leaves (Organic)

½ Cup of Organic Mixed Greens

Approximately 12-16 oz. of Organic Pear Juice
(For those that want the smoothie to taste “less sweet,” you can add only 6-8 oz. of Organic Pear Juice and 10oz. of Water)
1/2 cup of Body Ecology CocoBiotic
DIRECTIONS:

Blend & Enjoy! 🙂

Below are some benefits of Cucumber & Honeydew Melon and why they’re so important to the body!

Benefits of Honeydew:

  • Excellent source of Vitamin C and Vitamin A
  • It’s high water content makes it a natural diuretic
  • High volume, low-calorie food
  • Amazing source of Potassium
  • Very rich in B vitamin thiamine and Vitamin B6
  • Also contains the minerals calcium, magnesium and copper

Benefits of Cucumber:

  • Made of 95% water
  • Help reduce your risk of chronic diseases
  • Protect your brain
  • Reduce your risk of Cancer
  • Rich in Vitamin K, B, copper, potassium and manganese
  • Help fights inflammation
  • Has antioxidant properties
  • Freshens your breath

Benefits of Mint:

  • Highest antioxidant capacity of any food
  • Can relieve seasonal allergy symptoms
  • Natural decongestant
  • Aids in upset stomach or indigestion
  • Can be a safe and effective treatment of IBS

Benefits of Pears:

  • Can decrease your risk of Type 2 Diabetes and heart disease
  • Provides an anti-inflammatory support
  • Can relieve allergy symptoms
  • Is one of the most easily digestible foods available
  • Can lower risk of esophageal cancer
Check out the links to the articles below for some more enticing information about cucumber and honeydew!

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