Spinach and Celery Smoothie: Wash, peel 1 carrot and 1 green apple, remove the seeds. Blend with 3 handful of spinach and 2 celery stalks with leaves in a food processor and enjoy. Watercress, tomatoes and Parsley Smoothie: Cut 2 apples into wedges and remove the core and seeds. Blend them, 2 tomatoes, 1 handful of parsley and 6 sprigs watercress. Enjoy.
Curejoy Expert Dipti Mothay Explains:
Fresh, whole fruits, as well as blended green smoothies can provide a healthy way for diabetics to get more fruits and vegetables in their diet, green smoothies also may help reverse some of the diet and lifestyle problems that exacerbate diabetes, or contributes to its progression.
Green Smoothies Recipes:
Spinach and Celery Smoothie
– 3 Handfuls of spinach
– 2 celery stalks with leaves
– 1 carrot
– 1 green apple
– 1 cucumber (optional)
Wash and peel the carrot and green apple and remove the apple seeds. Blend the carrot and green apple together with spinach and celery on medium speed in a blender or food processor .
Note: Carrot is a good blood regulator and is excellent for helping eye problems in diabetics. Spinach contains calcium, beta carotene, vitamins A and C, which provide multiple health benefits. Celery is rich in potassium and magnesium which are essential in the prevention and treatment of high blood pressure. Celery contains sodium and minerals that help to regulate blood pressure. Green apples contain mallic acid which helps in bringing down your sugar level.
Watercress, Tomatoes and Parsley Smoothie
– 6 sprigs watercress
– 1 handful of parsley
– 2 tomatoes
– 2 apples
Cut the apples into wedges and remove both the core and the seed. Then place all ingredients together into a blender and blend well.
Almond milk, spinach and avocado smoothie
– 8oz unsweetened almond milk
– 2-3 cups spinach (or any green, like Kale and Arugula)
– 1 medium banana, peeled
– 1/2 small avocado
Blend the milk and greens first, and then add the banana and avocado at the end as it thickens the smoothie.