Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Blood Pressure Reduction Tip

Beet-Pineapple Smoothie

This recipe serves 2.

Recipe Health Insight: Research suggests one cup of beetroot juice can assist in lowering blood pressure by 10 points within six hours.

Beets contain dietary nitrate, the body converts this to a gas that expands blood vessels and assist in blood flow.


1) 1/2 cup fresh orange juice
2) 1 cup vanilla almond milk
3) 1/2 cup celery leaves
4) 2 cups frozen pineapple chunks
5) 3/4 cup sliced cooked beets


Combine all ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth. Divide  mixture between 2 glasses.


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