What does the Strawberry Pomegranate Shake provide you with to keep you “in shape” and how does it achieve it? Find out below
Strawberry and pomegranate smoothie
A cup and a half of strawberries increase the antioxidant capacity in the blood of humans, building protection against oxidative damage.
Anthocyanins (the most abundant antioxidants in blackberries - in this case strawberries -) provide antioxidant protection on their own, rather than increasing the production of antioxidant enzymes in the cells themselves.
Pomegranate contains a unique antioxidant called punicalagin, it is the most abundant antioxidant in pomegranate, responsible for more than half of the antioxidant activity of pomegranate juice.
Pomegranate juice has been found to reduce oxidative stress markers in healthy humans.
Ellagic acid, an antioxidant derived from blackberries and pomegranate, interacts with a protein called NRF-2 to increase the expression of the body's natural detoxification enzymes.
Strawberry and pomegranate extract slow cell growth and induced cell death in human cancer cells from various types of cancer.
Pomegranate and strawberries are both anti-angiogenic - strawberry extracts help prevent tumors from growing stemming from the acquisition of a blood supply - preventing those tumors from receiving the nutrients that allow them to grow.
Pomegranate is one of the few foods (mushrooms being another) that contain natural aromatase inhibitors - this means they inhibit estrogen production, which can reduce the risk of breast cancer.
Strawberries and pomegranates have anti-inflammatory effects that can protect against cancer and other chronic diseases.
How to prepare this drink
Looking at all these effects together, it is wonderful what these foods do for your health. The "Shake in Shape" has much more to offer than just taste and satisfaction with minimal calories.
· ounces of pomegranate juice
· 1 cup frozen strawberries
· 1 cup of ice
· 1 lemon squeezed
The preparation of this shake is as simple as putting all the ingredients in a blender and once processed, simply enjoy its flavor as soon as you finish making it.
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