Pineapples also known as Ananas are delicious tropical fruit that are rich in vitamins, enzymes and antioxidents. Also, Pineapples are low in calories( aids in weight loss).
Ginger, on the other hand is a medicinal herb/spice used in cooking in many Asian, Ayurvedic, West african and Middle eastern cuisines because of its numerous benefits to the body.
Health Benefits of Pineapple Ginger smoothie
- It boosts immunity
Vitamin C contain in pineapples helps in reducing illnesses and boosting the immune system by stimulating the activity of white blood cells and acting as an antioxidant to defend against the harmful effects of free radicals.
- It speeds up wound healing
High vitamin C content in pineapple helps you heal wounds and injuries quickly and also defends you against infections and illnesses.
- It aids digestion
Intake of pineapples regularly can protect you from many health conditions, including constipation, diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), atherosclerosis, and blood clotting as well as high blood pressure.
Health Benefits of Ginger
- It is an effective Painkiller.
Ginger is as effective as diclofenac (an NSAID pain medication) for pain management, without leading to digestive discomfort.
- It helps with nausea and vomiting.
Ginger is an effective non-drug relief for morning sickness during early pregnancy.Ginger helps with nausea and vomiting as side effects of medications, including chemotherapy.
- It improves blood Cholesterol/Triglyceride Profile.
Ginger improves blood CRP, blood sugar markers, and cholesterol/triglyceride profiles in human subjects. It lowers blood pressure.
Combining Pineapple and Ginger together gives you a sweet and colorful Pineapple Ginger Smoothie recipe to make your day healthy. It can be served at all occasions and I know you will love it!!!
How to make Pineapple and Ginger Smoothie
Ingredients for Pineapple and Ginger Smoothie
2 Riped Pineapple
Ginger(quantity of choice)
1tsp Honey or Sugar(if preferred)
Wash pineapple and ginger
Peel pineapple and ginger
Chop and slice pineapple and ginger in pieces then blend until smooth
Add ice or water to smoothie depending on thickness
Add honey or sugar to taste. Enjoy!!!
Tip: If you want the sweetness of pineapple to be evenly distributed, cut the crown and turn it upside down. The sweetness settles at the bottom of the fruit