If you want an extra dose of nutritional goodies add some seeds to your smoothie. Mixed with fresh fruits and vegetables these great additions can give you many health benefits. For an extra boost, coconut water is a great option.
Once a staple in many ancient Mayan and Aztec cultures this little seed is a nutritional powerhouse. Small and tasteless, Chia Seeds are known to have high levels of omega-3 and 6 fatty acids, potassium, antioxidants, and soluble fiber. It also has more protein than most grains and more calcium than milk.
Pumpkin seeds are a wonderful source of zinc, potassium, calcium, antioxidants, vitamin E, and omega-3. Put these seeds in your smoothie and your liver, heart, and skin will thank you.
Flax is well known for its fiber and fatty acids. This seed will help your brain function, joints, skin, cardiovascular and immune system. The fiber will help release unnecessary toxins from your body. When flax is mixed with your smoothie there is a slight nutty flavor and a lot of nutritional benefit.