Looking for ways to get your smoothie jazzed up? Consider adding these superfoods to your smoothie for a nutrient-packed drink.

 

Spirulina One of the most nourishing superfoods known, it contains a host of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Spirulina offers all essential amino acids along with a unique fatty acid known as GLA, an anti-inflammatory compound found in mother’s milk.

Chlorella These microscopic green energy cells are not only packed with chlorophyll; chlorella contains concentrated levels of protein and essential fats, along with complex carbohydrates, fibre, vitamins and minerals including antioxidants, carotenoids (especially lutein) and nucleic acids. Chlorella intake has a positive effect on blood cholesterol, blood sugar and appetite control. Studies show that chlorella also has the power to remove toxins from the body

Maca A nutrient-dense whole food packed with vitamins, plant sterols, essential minerals, fatty and amino acids. Alkaloids present in maca are known to nourish the endocrine system. Maca root has been used as a stress-fighting adaptogen to increase stamina, boost libido, and combat fatigue.

Protein Powder For those who prefer a plant-based protein, Organic Sprouted Brown Rice Protein is a versatile, complete, instant vegan protein powder. It is a balanced protein containing all the essential amino acids along with phytonutrients and fibre. Rice Protein is well-tolerated by people with food allergies and sensitivities.