Avo & Mango Smoothie

December 31, 2018 0 Comments



Avocados are tasty. What makes them even more tasty is blending them with Coconut Milk, Maca, Cordyceps, Astragalus and ginger to make a beautifully smooth energy boosting protein packed snack to keep you going through the afternoon. Its creamy and tastes naughty, but its full of all the good stuff that nourishes you through a busy working afternoon, to smash out a workout with your #swolemate, or as a post workout to pack your muscles full of all the good stuff to help you grow, replenish and recover. Its an all-round powerhouse of performance.

Immunomodulation
Strengthening, balancing, supporting and regulating the immune system, optimising immune response (great for winter).
Adaptogen
Helping the body adapt to stress.
Ginger
Similar to caffeine, it is a vasodilator, anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, diuretic and can act as a stimulant. Studies suggest it aids the absorption of the polyphenols in Cacao.
Avocado
An avocado a day could keep the doctor away — studies are suggesting that the heart healthy (monounsaturated) fats in avocados could aid in balancing out Cholesterol levels, leading to a healthier cardio / metabolic system.
Potassium (avocado)
An essential mineral, absorbed in the gut and is important for energy, muscle health and bone health,
Organic Astragalus
Astragalus is a famous Chinese energy tonic who’s effects are accumulative rather than instant. Traditionally used by athletes and to support the immune system. Studies* suggest that Astragalus may aid the brain, lungs, bones and nervous system, as well as containing unique anti-aging compounds.
Cordyceps
1 of the ingredients in the Medicinal Mushroom Complex, Cordyceps has been used for cognitive and athletic performance along with it's possible immunomodulatory effects.
Organic Maca
Also known as Peruvian Ginseng, Maca is know for improving energy, and has also been suggested to aid mood as well as help your body adapt to life stressors.


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