Fruit smoothies don't have to be loaded with sugar. In fact, smoothies make it easy to incorporate natural sweeteners that are low on the Glycemic Index, while still satisfying your sweet tooth. Creating a well-balanced smoothie means highlighting the healthy benefits and making sure that it tastes great, too!
Foods that are low in sugar but loaded with nutrition can provide us sustained energy without crashing, mood swings or irritability. You can also bring more balance to your day with a quick five-minute meditation and some slow, deep breathing. Though most of the pomegranate's mythological roots (often seen as a symbol of fertility and prosperity) cannot be proven, recent attention from scientific communities solidifies the fruit's health benefits are far from myth. Pomegranate contains a broad spectrum of vitamins and minerals, with especially notable amounts of vitamin C and potassium. It is also a powerful source of antioxidant phytoestrogens, polyphenols, and anti-inflammatory essential amino acids. Among the most important effects of this beneficial nutrient collection is the ability to inhibit free radicals (a biological component attributed to disease and aging). We featured this in our 60 second smoothie series originally in April - here's the video link: http://smoothment.navitasnaturals.com/earthday-smoothment-day-four/.