Salad Bar Smoothie

Some Facts (about Blueberries):
Blueberries consist of 14% carbohydrates, 0.7% protein, 0.3% fat and 84% water. They contain only negligible amounts of micronutrients, with moderate levels (relative to respective Daily Values) (DV) of the essential dietary mineral manganese, vitamin C, vitamin K and dietary fiber. Generally, nutrient contents of blueberries are a low percentage of the DV (table). One serving provides a relatively low caloric value of 57 kcal per 100 g serving and glycemic load score of 6 out of 100 per day.
 (Source: Wikipedia)

Some Facts (about Bananas):
Bananas are an excellent source of vitamin B6 and contain moderate amounts of vitamin C, manganese and dietary fiber.

Although bananas are commonly thought to supply exceptional potassium content, their actual potassium content is relatively low per typical food serving at only 8% of the Daily Value. A compilation of potassium content in common foods consumed in the United States shows that raw bananas rank 1,611th, supplying 358 mg of potassium per 100 g; some foods with higher potassium content include beans, milk, apricots, carrots, sweet green bell peppers.

Banana ingestion may affect dopamine production in people deficient in the amino acid tyrosine, a dopamine precursor present in bananas. Individuals with a latex allergy may experience a reaction to bananas. Ripe bananas were found to contain serotonin, dopamine and norepinephrine.
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- 1.5 cups ice cube
- 1/2 banana
- 1/2 cup fresh raspberries
- 1/2 cup fresh strawberries, sliced
- 1/2 cup fresh blueberries
- 1/2 cup packed torn spinach

Preperation: (Makes 1 Servings)
1. Combine ice, banana, raspberries, strawberries, blueberries and spinach in blender; blend until smooth.
2. Pour it in a tall glass for a healthy start.

Disclaimer: This recipe is not proprietary of Healing HandZ Physical Therapy. The recipe was originally taken from some external source and were then modified to make it healthier & more delicious.

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