Modern lifestyles are all fast-paced, with tight timetables and schedules, high amounts of stress, sleep deprivation, and tons of daily obligations.

This leaves no or little time and space for us to take a proper care of our health, so we became vulnerable to numerous diseases and health issues.

The first thing the body does when the health is endangered is sending early signs and symptoms which indicate that you should do something to prevent further complications. These signs include insomnia, hair loss, thin and brittle nails, dry skin, frequent headaches, fatigue, etc.

These are the most common symptoms of health issues due to unhealthy diets and frequent stress:

  • Poor immune system
  • Insomnia
  • Junk food cravings
  • Reduced energy levels and constant fatigue.
  • Mood swings and irritability
  • Difficulty focusing and remaining mentally sharp.
  • Slow metabolism and weight gain
  • Brittle and dull hair, skin, and nails.
  • Indigestion, gas, bloating.

These indicate nutrient deficiencies or impaired gut function including:

  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Iron Deficiency
  • Protein Deficiency
  • B12 Deficiency
  • Magnesium Deficiency
  • Impaired Thyroid Function
  • Impaired Liver Function

If you experience any of the symptoms listed above, it means that your body needs to be supplied with more nutrients in order to optimize its functions.

If the symptoms are occasional and mild, the following shakes, juices, and smoothies will help you correct deficiencies and boost overall health. All of the following 31 recipes are loaded with nutrients, which will improve health in numerous ways.

  1. Spinach + Banana + Apple + Lemon

Ingredients:

  • 2 bananas
  • 1 large handful spinach
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 apple
  • 1 glass filtered water

Nutritional value and benefits: This drink is high in iron and potassium, and will thus improve your mood, treat fatigue, and energize the body.

  1. Banana + Apple Juice + Carrot + Lemon

Ingredients:

  • 1 banana
  • 1 glass unsweetened apple juice
  • 2 tablespoons of chopped carrot
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon

Nutritional value and benefits: This drink will hydrate and energize the body, cleanse it from toxins, and supply it with potassium, and beta carotene.

  1. Carrot + Tomatoes + Celery + Olive Oil + Salt + Pepper

Ingredients:

  • 1 carrot
  • 1 celery stick
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1 pinch salt and pepper
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil

Nutritional value and benefits: The ingredients are loaded with vitamins and minerals, and olive oil is also rich in vitamins E and K and essential monounsaturated fatty acids, which hydrate the hair and skin and help the absorption of nutrients.

  1. Carrot + Beet + Celery + Cucumber + Apple + Parsley + Ginger

Ingredients:

  • 1 carrot
  • 1 beet
  • 1 celery stick
  • 1 cucumber
  • 2 apples
  • 1 small bunch parsley
  • 1 piece ginger
  • Filtered water

Nutritional value and benefits: This smoothie is loaded with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, which provide powerful anti-inflammatory and disease-fighting properties. It will also provide body energy and support skin health.

  1. Bananas + Almonds + Cinnamon + Salt

Ingredients:

  • 1 banana
  • 15 raw almonds
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 pinch of sea salt or pink rock salt
  • 1 glass filtered water

Nutritional value and benefits: Cinnamon is a powerful antioxidant and suppresses appetite, while salt and bananas balance levels of key electrolytes sodium and potassium. Additionally, the almonds are high in protein and healthy fats.

  1. Orange + Grapefruit + Lemon + Green Tea + Banana + Honey

Ingredients:

  • 1 peeled orange
  • 1/2 grapefruit
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 glass of cooled green tea
  • 1 mashed banana
  • 1 teaspoon honey

Nutritional value and benefits: This refreshing drink detoxifies the body, due to the green tea and citrus fruits, improve skin health, helps you lose excess weight, and energize the body.

  1. Celery + Spinach + Lime + Banana

Ingredients:

  • 2 celery sticks
  • 1 large handful spinach
  • Juice of 1/2 lime
  • 1 banana
  • Filtered water

Nutritional value and benefits: This smoothie is a rich source of vitamin C, iron, and potassium, so it will strengthen your hair and skin, and provide body energy.

  1. Bell Pepper + Lemon

Ingredients:

  • 2 Bell Peppers
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon

Nutritional value and benefits: Lemons and peppers are full of vitamin C, which acts as an antioxidant and improves skin appearance, helps digestion, strengthens the immune system, energizes, and improves mood.

  1. Avocado + Orange + Banana + Herbs + Lemon

Ingredients:

  • 1 banana
  • 1 orange
  • 1 avocado
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • A small handful of herbs of choice
  • Filtered water

Nutritional value and benefits: Avocados are abundant with healthy fats that enhance the quality of your skin, hair, improve brain function and other body systems, and help the absorption of nutrients and fat-soluble vitamins.

  1. Almonds + Dates + Honey +Mint

Ingredients:

  • 1 handful raw almonds
  • 1 glass filtered water
  • 2 dates, pitted
  • 1 teaspoon raw honey
  • 1 handful fresh mint
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

Nutritional value and benefits: This drink will provide energy for the entire day. Moreover, honey and cinnamon have potent antimicrobial properties, mint helps digestion and vitamin E from the almonds that work wonders for your skin and nails.

  1. Spinach + Banana + Lemon

Ingredients:

  • 1 bunch of spinach
  • 3 bananas
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • Filtered water

Nutritional value and benefits: Spinach is probably the richest vegetarian source of iron, and is also high in other vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants which are excellent for the maintenance of tissues, proper functioning of the brain and other body systems. This drink will also improve the look of your nails, skin, and hair.

  1. Pineapple + Carrot + Apple

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 pineapple
  • 2 carrots
  • 2 apples

Nutritional value and benefits: Pineapple contains the enzyme bromelain, which is a potent anti-inflammatory that promotes healing, strengthens the immune system, helps weight loss, and has anti-aging properties.

  1. Bilberry + Banana + Lemon + Celery

Ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoons of bilberry
  • 2 bananas
  • 1/3 juice of a lemon
  • 2-3 celery sticks
  • Filtered water

Nutritional value and benefits: Bilberries are excellent for the eyes and strengthen immunity.

  1. Kiwi + Pear + Parsley + Banana

Ingredients:

  • 3 kiwis
  • 1 large pear
  • 1 large bunch parsley
  • 1/2 banana
  • 1 cup filtered water

Nutritional value and benefits: Kiwi is loaded with B-complex vitamins and vitamins A, C, E, niacin, magnesium, potassium, calcium, and phosphorous. These nutrients improve skin health, provide energy, reduce inflammation, treat infections, and improve sleep.

  1. Beets + Carrots + Radish + Garlic + Parsley

Ingredients:

  • 1 medium sized beet
  • 3 carrots
  • 1 radish
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 handful parsley

Nutritional value and benefits: This healthy drink is a rich source of various vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants like vitamin C, beta carotene, anthocyanins, which help weight loss, improve your immune function, and prevent food cravings.

  1. Broccoli + Cauliflower + Grapefruit + Flax Seeds + Almonds + Dates

Ingredients:

  • 1 handful broccoli
  • 1 handful cauliflower
  • 1/2 grapefruit
  • 1 teaspoon flax seeds
  • 1 small handful almonds
  • 4 dates
  • Filtered water

Nutritional value and benefits This smoothie is extremely beneficial, as the high amounts of B-vitamins from the cauliflower and broccoli detoxify the digestive systems, grapefruits help weight loss, flax seeds are high in omega-3 fatty acids, and thus provide energy, and leads to a healthy and radiant skin.

  1. Ginger + Spinach + Apple + Honey

Ingredients:

  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger
  • 2 large handfuls spinach
  • 2 apples
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • Filtered water

Nutritional value and benefits: Ginger is excellent for treating diseases and illnesses, as it has powerful anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial properties.

  1. Walnuts + Parsley + Honey + Ginger + Raisins

Ingredients:

  • A handful of walnuts
  • A handful or dried parsley leaves
  • 1 tablespoon natural honey
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 handful of raisins
  • Filtered water

Nutritional value and benefits:  This smoothie will treat adrenal fatigue, manage stress, treat brittle nails and hair, improve skin, and energize the body.

  1. Cucumber + Parsley

Ingredients:

  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 handful parsley
  • Filtered water

Nutritional value and benefits: Even though it is simple, this drink is a real vitamin and mineral hydration powerhouse. Cucumbers are 96% water, and parsley is high in antioxidants and vitamin and minerals.

  1. Apple + Lemon + Cucumber

Ingredients:

  • 1 apple
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 2 cucumbers

Nutritional value and benefits: This smoothie will energize and hydrate the body, boost immunity, and supply the body with vitamin C, fiber, and iron.

  1. Grapefruit + Flax Seeds + Strawberries + Grape + Avocado + Banana + Lemon

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 grapefruit
  • 1 tablespoon ground flax seeds
  • 15 frozen strawberries
  • 1 handful seedless grapes
  • 1/2 avocado
  • 1 banana
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • Filtered water or nut milk

Nutritional value and benefits: This healthy smoothie is loaded with antioxidants, vitamin C, and healthy fats, so it will boost immunity, and energize the body.

  1. Banana + Apple + Bran + Coriander

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 banana
  • 1/2 green apple
  • 1 tablespoon bran
  • 1 small bunch coriander (or basil or mint)
  • Filtered water

Nutritional value and benefits: It is high in soluble fiber which will keep you regular, treat constipation, and treat its adverse effects, like bloating, gas, and fatigue.

  1. Apple + Celery + Cucumber + Beet + Ginger

Ingredients:

  • 3 green apples
  • 1 celery stick
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 beet
  • 1 medium sized piece of ginger
  • Filtered water

Nutritional value and benefits: It hydrates the body, due to the high water content of the celery and cucumber, and the powerful antioxidant properties of beets and ginger fight off illness and disease.

  1. Cucumber + Spinach + Pineapple + Green Tea + Lemon + Ginger

Ingredients:

  • 1 cucumber
  • 2 bunches of spinach
  • 2 cups of diced pineapple
  • 1 cup green tea
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 piece of fresh ginger

Nutritional value and benefits: This smoothie has powerful hydrating, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory qualities, and it is high in vitamin C and iron. It will fight free radicals, prevent illness and aging, and energize your body.

  1. Bilberry + Pomegranate + Apple + Cucumber + Spinach

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup frozen bilberries
  • 1 glass pomegranate juice
  • 1 peeled apple
  • 1 peeled cucumber
  • 1 handful spinach

Nutritional value and benefits: Bilberries boost immunity, while pomegranates support heart health.

  1. Carrots + Tomatoes + Bell Peppers + Garlic + Celery + Garden Cress + Spinach

Ingredients:

  • 5 carrots
  • 2-3 tomatoes
  • 2 bell peppers
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 4 celery sticks
  • 1 cup garden cress
  • 1 cup spinach

Nutritional value and benefits: This drink is extremely powerful immune-boosting, vision improving, and glowing-skin beverage, being loaded with vitamin C, beta-carotene, and other vitamins, antioxidants, and flavonoids.

  1. Carrot + Apple + Ginger + Banana + Orange + Mint

Ingredients:

  • 3 carrots
  • 2 green apples
  • 1 piece ginger
  • 2 bananas
  • 1 orange
  • 1 handful fresh mint
  • Filtered water

Nutritional value and benefits: Ginger and mint help digestion and all the other ingredients are high in fiber, vitamins, and minerals, so this drink improves mood, helps digestion, and enhances the appearance of the skin.

  1. Pineapple + Kiwi + Cucumber + Lemon

Ingredients:

  • 1 kiwi
  • 1 cucumber
  • A couple squeezes of fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 medium pineapple

Nutritional value and benefits: All the ingredients are incredibly beneficial, so they will boost overall health, and provide lots of body energy.

  1. Strawberry + Cranberry + Banana + Mint

Ingredients:

  • 200 grams frozen strawberries
  • 150 grams frozen cranberries (or cherries)
  • 2 bananas
  • 1 large handful fresh mint leaves
  • Filtered water

Nutritional value and benefits: Cranberries (or cherries) are powerful anti-inflammatory agents and successfully soothe joint pain.

  1. Spinach + Lettuce + Celery + Pear + Banana + Lemon

Ingredients:

  • 1 handful spinach
  • 5 lettuce leaves
  • 3 celery sticks
  • 1 pear
  • 1 banana
  • A couple squeezes of lemon juice
  • Filtered water

Nutritional value and benefits: This drink is amazing in the morning, as the high vitamin c and iron content will help you feel full of energy and light during the entire day.

  1. Cucumber + Lettuce + Lemon + Honey

Ingredients:

  • 1 peeled cucumber
  • 1 bunch lettuce
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 small spoonful of honey
  • Filtered water

Nutritional value and benefits: This amazing total body detoxifier will help the liver and kidneys get rid of the accumulated toxins and waste, and the vitamins in it will support overall health.

These refreshing, delicious, health-boosting drinks will be your allies in supporting health and preventing any issues and diseases. Stick to these recipes or make up your own, as there are multiple ways to use the innumerate benefits of these healthy foods!

Source: brightside.me

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