Fruits take major share of the diet menu that must be followed during the detox diet course. The most common fruit that are used by the people undergoing detox diet are pomegranate. This name is derived from the Latin words pommum and granatus meaning apple and seeded respectively. This fruit looks similar to apple as it is round in shape and red in color.
You can have this fruit directly after washing in fresh water. You can also make juice out of the fruit and it gives a real sweet taste. This is also added along with salad and also as a decorating fruit. There are many famous recipes based on pomegranates for making various cocktail drinks. You can also add this along with alcohol and even used for making wine. This fruit is rich in nutrients.
This is a citrus fruit rich in potassium and is having low calorie value. Since fruits form major detox diet it is highly recommended to take the fruit juice as it is a very good antioxidant. This fruit is highly recommended by many dieticians and also taken to avoid some type of cancer and also heart disorders apart from removing the toxic substances from the body without any trouble.
There are many recipes using pomegranate which are really good. How about combining this fruit with other fruits that can be taken for detox diet? You can try with many fruit smoothies formula in order to make a dessert. You can take it after your lunch and even as apart of your evening snack. Try out the smoothie recipe given below. You can really enjoy your diet period by tasting different food.
Pomegranate – Banana Smoothie Recipe
- 1 cup of plain or vanilla low-fat yogurt
- 1 cup of cooled pomegranate juice
- 1 large banana slice in chunks
It is very easy to make this smoothie. You just need to mix them all together and beat using a mixer. You can add ice if you want to have it cold. In order to add more nutrient value to the drink you can add Mila chia in to it. This is actually a naturally grown seed that contains omega 3’s. This can be considered as the best drink you can have during your detox diet program. It will be really refreshing and you will feel energetic after having this drink. You can try out instead of coffee or tea.
Pomegranate – Blueberry Smoothie Recipe
As a first step cut the fruit in to two and get rid of the seeds from them. Also peel the outer skin before proceeding to the next step.
The seeds of a single (1) large pomegranate (Natural anti-oxidants)
- 2 medium bananas, cut in pieces
- 1/4 cup of blueberries (High in Vitamins C as well as E)
- 3/4-1 cup of milk (soy, 2% or whole milk)
- 1Tbsp honey
The steps are simple as you just need to mix all the ingredients together and mix them thoroughly. You can add 3/4th cup of milk initially. If you want more consistency you can add some more milk in to the mixture especially if you use fresh blueberries rather than frozen one. This makes another refreshing drink for you.
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