Today’s weight loss smoothie recipe will make you forget those $15 juices loaded with sugar and lacking in fiber. Moreover, this digestion-boosting recipe is so delicious that you might just add it to your daily food regimen.
Let us introduce a delicious strawberry and grapefruit weight loss smoothie.
A recent study conducted by the American Chemical Society and published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, showed that eating half a grapefruit before your meals lowers your cholesterol levels and reduces belly fat.
Besides being a powerful weight loss aider, this delicious drink is also known to flush toxins, improve digestion, lower cholesterol as well as fight inflammation, boost the immune system and fight cancer due to the powerful antioxidant properties of strawberries.
Drink this strawberry and grapefruit weight loss smoothie on a daily basis and you will see the results yourself.
Here’s how to make it:
- 1/2 grapefruit peeled and chopped
- 4 or 5 medium strawberries (fresh or frozen)
- 1/4 tsp ginger
- 1/4 tsp vanilla powder or vanilla extract (optional – but extremely delicious!)
- 1/2 cup water (or less if you want a thicker smoothie)
- 3 to 4 ice cubes (if you’re using fresh strawberries)
Put all ingredients into a blender and blend well until smooth.
Important note: Grapefruit is known to interact with certain medications, so we caution people on prescription medication to consult their before trying this grapefruit weight loss smoothie.