Notes of leafy greens, vitamin C, and probiotics! Cheers to your health with a glass of our Immune Supporting Green Smoothie, a vibrant blend with complex and earthy flavors. 70-80% of the cells that make up the immune system are located in the gut, so nourishing it with probiotics and prebiotics may help keep it balanced and ready to fight off infection. Learn how to make this Smoothie Saturday powerhouse by visiting the recipe below!
Cultured Dairy: The Nutrition Benefits You Actually Need to Know
With increasing research linking the correlation between probiotics, gut health, and immunity, it’s no secret that the integrity of our gut is vital to our health. Although additional factors such as stress, antibiotic usage, and individual health conditions can contribute to the condition of our gut, a focus on healthy food choices is one of the easiest ways to support the microbiome.
Several studies have shown a strong association between the gut-brain-microbiota. Probiotics introduced to the gut have been found to support immunity, improve allergies, and improve digestion.
Studies have shown that reduced diversity of healthy gut bacteria during early years is associated with an increase in food allergies during school-age years. In addition, kefir made from whole fat milk helps absorb key nutrients such as Vitamins A, D, E, and K. Vitamin K is important because it helps your bones absorb calcium. It’s important to know that kefir contains a special trio: vitamin D, K, and calcium – all three crucial elements to support bone health.
- 1 cup roughly chopped spinach and kale, packed tightly
- 1 1/2 cups Lemon Whole Milk Kefir
- 1/2 cup frozen mango chunks
- 1/2 cup frozen pineapple chunks
- 1/2 cup kiwi chunks
- 1/2 tsp freshly grated ginger
- 1/2 lemon, juiced
- Blend everything together and enjoy!