A diet high in fresh fruit and veggies is undeniably the best option for optimal health.

Green smoothies are an easy and tasty way to boost your intake of plant matter especially greens. Green leafy veg along with a range of other fresh fruits and vegetables help to keep our body’s pH on the alkaline side. Our bodies are unable to function properly when things get to acid.

Causes of acidity in the body:
Stress
Physical exertion
Processed foods
Animal based foods
Modern day life in general

A few alkaline forming foods:
Almonds
Apple
Banana
Beets
Berries
Cantaloupe
Celery
Cucumber
Cruciferous vegetables like Broccoli, Cauliflower and Kale
Grapes
Lemon
Lentils
Lettuce
Lime
Melon
Orange
Peach
Pear
Peppers
Pineapple
Pumpkin seed
Spinach
Spirulina
Watermelon

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Keep things Alkaline with a smoothie. My “mummies little helper” green smoothie here includes: kale, frozen strawberries, frozen banana, cucumber, celery almond butter, chia seeds and lemon.