V1 Banana Power Protein Smoothie
- 1 scoop V1 Smoothie
- 8 oz. unsweetened almond milk
- 1 tsp. chia seeds
- ½ banana peeled
- 4 ice cubes
Why Putting Bananas in your Smoothie is Great for your Health
Bananas are the perfect creamy base to any delicious V1 SMOOTHIE!
Bananas can give you a boost of energy due to their healthy carbohydrates and potassium content, which makes them a perfect food for athletes and active people.
Eating bananas also help to restore the electrolyte balance in your body and can help to prevent dehydration.
Bananas are also a good source of B vitamins, which play a role in cell metabolism.
Bananas are a super convenient food to take with you on the go!
Bananas are a great source of potassium, a mineral that has been linked to maintaining normal blood pressure and heart function. Studies show that a diet rich in foods containing potassium (such as bananas) significantly lowers the risk of stroke.
Bananas have a natural antacid effect which can protect against stomach ulcers and ulcer damage.
Bananas can provide relief for constipation and help normalize digestive function.
Bananas have been shown to play a role in the improved absorption of minerals such as calcium. Adding a banana to your fruit or green smoothie will help maximize the available nutrients.
Bananas are a great source of vitamin B6, which can help play a roll in the production of antibodies to fight off disease.
Bananas have a low glycemic index. The glycemic load of a medium sized banana is only 10, which is considered to be low on the index.
Bananas are a low-calorie food with about 100 calories per medium sized banana.
Bananas contain lots of fiber, which helps you to feel full longer.
Banana Nutritional Highlights
A medium-sized banana is about 100 calories and contains approx. 20% of your daily value (DV) of vitamin B6, 18% DV Vitamin C, 13% DV of Potassium, 12% DV of Dietary Fiber, and 9% DV Manganese.
GO BANANAS with this delicious V1 Smoothie!