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4 Anti-Inflammatory Smoothies Doctors Swear By To Burn Calories Faster For Weight Loss

June 21, 2019 by Lisa Fogarty
shefinds | Food

Smoothies are fast to make, require just a few ingredients, and can provide a number of vitamins and minerals, including protein and fiber (if you choose your ingredients carefully).

It’s a little too easy to let sugar slip into smoothies in the form of flavored yogurts and fruit juices. But if you are mindful of your ingredients, this delicious beverage can be a healthy part of your diet.

Here are four anti-inflammatory smoothies doctors swear by to burn calories faster for weight loss.

cucumber smoothie

Cool Mint Pineapple Smoothie


A mixture of antioxidant-rich and hydrating cucumbers, as well as other green veggies like spinach and pineapple, which is packed with fiber and vitamins, meet and mingle to create one delicious smoothie that supports your weight loss goals.


Here are the ingredients you’ll need for this one:


Pineapple

English cucumber

Baby spinach

Apple

Mint leaves

Cold water

Ice cubes

guava smoothie

Strawberry, Mango And Guava Smoothie


The perfect warm weather sweet treat, this smoothie puts guava fruit front and center, exposing you to its many health benefits that include lowering blood sugar levels, boosting your immunity, and helping with easier digestion.


To make this delish smoothie, gather up these ingredients:


Strawberries

Mango

Banana

Guava juice

Coconut water

Ground flaxseed (an excellent source of filling fiber)

Coconut flakes

green smoothie

Green Sunrise Smoothie


Avocado is a top-notch food choice for weight loss, one that provides a source of healthy, good fats. And a quality protein powder that is low in sugar can take your green smoothie from vitamin-rich goodness to fat-burning powerhouse.


The five ingredients you’ll need to make this smoothie include:


Protein powder

Fresh spinach

Avocado

Unsweetened almond or cashew milk

Ground flaxseed

berry smoothie

Mixed Berry Smoothie


If there’s one fruit that leads the way in antioxidants, it’s berries. This berry packed smoothie contains an abundance of fiber to fill you up and suppress your appetite, as well as above mentioned antioxidants that neutralize free radicals and protect cells. The addition of Greek yogurt is perfect for probiotics and improved gut health.


You’ll need:


Blueberries

Strawberries

Blackberries

Raspberries

Milk (your choice)

Plain Green yogurt

Author:

Lisa Fogarty is a lifestyle writer and reporter based in New York who covers health, wellness, relationships, sex, beauty, and parenting.

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