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Maca and Blueberry Smoothie Recipe for More Testosterone and Higher Libido


Maca and Blueberry Smoothie Recipe for More Testosterone and Higher LibidoBlueberry smoothies are delicious but this special recipe for increasing testosterone and raising libido is far more than just something nice to drink.

Each of the ingredients ahead plays its part in making this a powerful treatment for elevating one of the most important of hormones for both men and women — testosterone.

For people lacking in the many nutrients this testosterone smoothie provides, drinking it can make the kind of difference most people usually only associate with expensive little pills.

Let’s have a look at what’s in it and why each of them is so good for proper hormone function and a healthy libido.

Why This Maca and Blueberry Smoothie Can Help Testosterone Production

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A Banana Cacao Pre-Workout Smoothie Recipe


Banana Cacao Smoothie RecipeThis pre-workout smoothie is made with banana and cacao powder for a rich chocolate banana flavor.

With the addition of matcha, cinnamon, mucuna, whey protein and coconut oil it provides a potent boost of energy before a workout or any other kind of exercise where you need a lot of energy.

Why This Shake is Great Before a Workout

Banana

Bananas are a healthy fruit, high in potassium, prebiotic soluble fiber, magnesium, manganese, vitamin C and vitamin B6. They do have a problem though — high levels of natural sugars.

This makes them not the best fruit to eat regularly, or add to your smoothies, if you’re trying to lose weight. Right before a workout though, with all the potassium, magnesium and vitamin C, they are excellent.

Matcha Green Tea

Powdered matcha is actually an extra high-powered version of green tea with a mild flavor and some exceptional health benefits.

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An Avocado, Spinach and Kiwi Heart Healthy Green Smoothie


Avocado, Spinach and Kiwi Heart Healthy Green SmoothieThis rich and delicious avocado, spinach and kiwi smoothie is an extremely healthy treatment for your entire cardiovascular system.

The recipe ahead also contains fresh ginger and turmeric for their incredible heart benefits and is particularly recommended for older readers who are looking to maintain their cardiovascular health for many years to come.

Why This Smoothie Is Good for Your Heart

Avocado

Avocado is full of healthy monounsaturated fats, shown to reduce dangerous LDL cholesterol at the same time as raising beneficial HDL cholesterol.

Definitely don’t be afraid of the fat content of avocados. We need healthy fatty acids like this in our diet and being a high satiety food, they also fill you up and reduce hunger and can actually be excellent for weight loss.

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An Apple, Carrot, Parsley and Beet Detox Smoothie Recipe


Beet Detox Smoothie RecipeYour liver is the major detoxification organ of your body and has a hard job these days with all the various toxic compounds in processed foods and the polluted environment we live in.

This detox smoothie recipe with beet, parsley and other liver-healthy ingredients can give it a well-deserved break and help alleviate that sluggish, run-down feeling that so many people experience due to an overburdened liver.

Your toxin-filtering kidneys can also benefit from this apple, carrot and beet smoothie and having it regularly, along with plenty of water throughout your day, may even help prevent painful kidney stones.

How This Smoothie Detoxifies Your Liver and Kidneys

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A Natural Smoothie Treatment for Arthritis and Painful Joints


Arthritic-pain-treatmentThis great tasting smoothie for arthritis combines natural ingredients that may help reduce joint pain and other arthritic symptoms.

It also contains nutrients like bromelain, curcumin and gingerols that have been demonstrated in research studies to combat inflammation throughout your body.

There are quite a few ingredients in this arthritis smoothie treatment and you may not be able to get all of them with a visit to the supermarket.

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The Clear Skin Smoothie for Acne, Eczema and Anti-Aging


Smoothie-for-better-skinThis smoothie for better skin is designed to provide plenty of the nutrition your skin needs to look its best. The recipe is full to bursting with antioxidants, healthy fats and specific nutrients to help prevent and treat acne, eczema and other forms of skin inflammation.

Used regularly it may even help slow down the signs of skin aging caused by collagen breakdown, poor moisture balance and free radical damage to your skin cells.

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A Superfood Smoothie for Better Digestion


Digestion-smoothieMany people experience digestion problems eating a ‘modern’ processed food diet. The gluten in wheat, lactose in milk, difficult to digest proteins in processed meat, acids in soda and coffee, sugar in just about everything and a wide variety of chemical additives are often linked to digestive issues and poor intestinal health affecting so many in today’s Western societies.

In the long-term, switching to a more natural food diet and particularly incorporating fermented foods can greatly improve digestive health and help treat symptoms like bloating, irritable bowel syndrome, heartburn, ulcers and excessive gas. For more immediate relief, this smoothie recipe has a combination of superfoods for quickly relieving intestinal troubles and improving digestion.

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High Energy Breakfast Smoothie


Smoothie-for-extra-energyThis smoothie recipe is quick to make, full of energizing ingredients and is a delicious way to start your day.

It makes a healthy replacement for your morning coffee and, while a superfood omelet like this is even better for long-lasting energy, this smoothie can give you a quick boost when you need it.

Energy Smoothie Ingredients

Banana

It’s no surprise the athletes like tennis players often snack on bananas during their matches. The fruit gives a fast and satisfying energy boost and is full of healthy nutrients for this breakfast smoothie.

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A Healthy Smoothie for Hair Growth


Smoothie-for-hairThis smoothie recipe blends natural foods with specifically important nutritional elements for healthy hair into a great tasting drink.

It’s a simple and delicious way to give your hair follicles the valuable fatty acids, protein, vitamins, minerals and other nutrients they need to produce strong and beautiful hair.

Hair Growth Smoothie Ingredients and Their Benefits

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How to Make Healthier Salads in 4 Simple Steps


Better SaladsSalads can make for a healthy lunch or light, yet nutritious dinner. The key to making a great salad is to move beyond the old iceberg lettuce, tomato and olive oil combination and get more adventurous with stronger tasting greens like arugula and more interesting ingredients.

Here’s a simple formula to create delicious tasting and healthier salads that are also extremely good for you.

How to Make Healthy and Delicious Salads

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Super Skin Bok Choy Smoothie Recipe


Bok Choy green SmoothieHere’s a quick recipe for better skin using bok choy and other healthy foods in a smoothie that taste great and contains some exceptional nutrition for your skin.

If you could make up this bok choy smoothie once or twice a week I’d be very surprised if you didn’t see a significant improvement in your skin’s appearance in a few weeks.

Here’s the recipe.

Smoothie Ingredients and Why They Are Included

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Papaya and Amla Superfood Smoothie


Breakfast SmoothieOne of the best tasting ways to get the health benefits of amla and papaya into your diet is to mix amla powder and antioxidant rich papaya into a superfood smoothie.

I’ve been making up different variations on the recipe below to start off my day for quite a while now. It’s been one of the best things I’ve ever done for my health and I’d really recommend trying it for yourself.

You’ll need a good blender for some of the ingredients ahead but it’s a great way to have some very healthy foods that are not always the easiest to eat, especially first thing in the morning.

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