Mixed Berry Protein Smoothie

 

Serves: 1

Prep time: 2 minutes

INGREDIENTS

  • 500ml of cold water
  • 2 scoops Protein Powder of your choice
  • 1/3 cup oats
  • 1 cup frozen mixed berries

METHOD

Add water, protein powder, oats and berries to blender. Blend for about 1 minute for proper consistency. Serve and enjoy!

NUTRITIONAL BENEFITS

Oats:

Help boost nutritional profile of gluten-free diets and increase appetite-control hormones. Oat beta glucans improve immune system defences and can help reduce the risk of Type 2 diabetes. Oats lower bad cholesterol and help control blood pressure.

Blueberries:

Contain the highest antioxidant capacity of all fresh fruit. Help neutralize free radicals, which can affect disease and aging in the body. Aid in reducing belly fat. Blueberries have also been proved to preserve vision, help promote brain health and reduce heart disease and cancer.

Raspberries:

Raspberries have significantly high levels of phenolic flavonoid phytochemicals. Scientific studies show that these antioxidant compounds in these berries have potential health benefits against cancer, aging, inflammation, and neuro-degenerative diseases.

Blackberries:

Blackberries are one of the top ten foods containing antioxidants and are packed with polyphenols helping to prevent cancer and heart disease. Blackberries are said to strengthen blood vessels, help fight heart disease and help improve eyesight.

ABOUT MARK MOON

Mark is one of today’s leaders in health and wellness, with more than 15 years’ experience from across the globe. As a celebrity trainer with a continued national and international presence, Mark promotes his well-balanced, holistic approach to fitness and lifestyle through media platforms worldwide.

Mark has created his own online health, fitness and lifestyle brand Get Fit Fast The Complete Workout System with workouts, meal plans and workout schedules available for download at www.markmoonfitness.com Mark is also a resident trainer on USA digital workout platform Fit Fusion, USA based iPhone application Go Flaunt It, and his home workout DVDs range is distributed through the USA by Watch It Now Entertainment at www.markmoonfitnessusa.com

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