In this post, we shared the recipe of Blueberry Pomegranate Smoothie and its health benefits. Before starting first small introduction of foods including in this post.
Pomegranate: The pomegranate, botanical name Punica granatum, is a fruit-bearing deciduous shrub or small tree in the family Lythraceae that grows between 5 and 8 m tall.
The fruit is typically in season in the Northern Hemisphere from September to February, and in the Southern Hemisphere from March to May. As intact arils or juice, pomegranates are used in baking, cooking, juice blends, meal garnishes, smoothies, and alcoholic beverages, such as cocktails and wine.
Blueberries: Blueberries are perennial flowering plants with indigo-colored berries from the section Cyanococcus within the genus Vaccinium. Species in the section Cyanococcus are the most common fruits sold as “blueberries” and are native to North America.
- ½ cup pomegranate juice
- 1 cup blueberries
- ½ cup milk
- 3 mint leaves
- Blend all the ingredients together in a blender
- Garnish it with mint leaves
- Serve Chilled
Health Benefits of Blueberry Pomegranate Smoothie is as
Many studies have suggested that increasing consumption of plant foods like blueberries decreases the risk of obesity, diabetes, heart disease and overall mortality while promoting a healthy complexion and hair, increased energy, and overall lower weight.
Pomegranates juice acts as a natural aspirin, which keeps the blood from forming blood clots and maintains your blood pressure. Pomegranates have anti-oxidant, anti-viral and anti-tumor properties and are said to be a good source of vitamins, especially vitamin A, vitamin C, and vitamin E, as well as folic acid. This amazing fruit consists of three times as many antioxidants as both wine or green tea.