Pomegranate Pineapple Smoothie: A compound found only in pomegranates called punicalagin is shown to benefit the heart and blood vessels. Recent medical research studied heart patients with severe carotid artery blockages. They were given an ounce of pomegranate juice each day for a year. Not only did study participants’ blood pressure lower by over 12 percent, but there was a 30 percent reduction in atherosclerotic plaque. Here is some more information on pomegranates!
*** This blog is not intended to replace the advice of a qualified healthcare practitioner. All information contained in this blog is the opinion of Monique and is not to be interpreted as medical advice.
Pomegranate Pineapple Smoothie
- 1 cup water, filtered if possible
- 2 cups pomegranate juice
- 2 cups frozen pineapple
- 1 banana
- 2 cups kale, any variety, optional
Blend everything together until smooth. Add water to adjust the sweetness and consistency, if desired.
This is a very yummy, but sweet, smoothie so sometimes I add greens to tone the sweetness down!