Vitamin C Boost Smoothie

Vitamin C is one of those vitamins that everyone knows we need, but what does it actually do.  Vitamin C has a bunch of health benefits, but first lets talk about the beauty benefits.

BEAUTY BENEFITS OF VITAMIN C

  1. Gives skin elasticity and strength.
  2. It promotes hair growth as well as strengthening it.
  3. It helps you feel more energized.
  4. Wards off signs of ageing.
  5. Promotes nail growth.

But beauty isn’t everything.  Vitamin C also has great health benefits.

HEALTH BENEFITS OF VITAMIN C

  1. Helps with the absorption of Iron.
  2. Helps treat cold symptoms, as well as allergies.
  3. Helps to heal wounds: Vitamin C is essential for collagen production, which helps speed up minor wounds.
  4. Helps with lowering cholesterol.
  5. Helps to reduce breathlessness.

With all those benefits, you should definitely try this smoothie.

VITAMIN C BOOST SMOOTHIEserves 2

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Ingredients

  • 1 small pineapple, peeled and chopped into chunks
  • 1 kiwi, peeled and chopped
  • 1 apple, peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1 frozen banana, peeled and chopped before frozen
  • 1 cup water

Directions

Place everything in a blender and blend until smooth.  Pour into a glass and seep up all that vitamin C.

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