Smoothies seem super healthy — and they can be — if you do it right. If you’re looking to smoothies to take your healthy eating up a notch, the Kauai menu should be your first stop. Done right and with a little bit of nutria know-how, smoothies can make a lot of nutritious sense, look out for the right, superfood ingredients that come with ample fiber, vitamins, minerals and other body boosting nutrients.
Read on for a list of ingredients to look out for….
These tiny seeds are are rich in nutrients and versatile. Packed with protein that has a wide range of amino acids – aids feelings of satiety and provides the building blocks for muscles. Because they contain all the amino acids, they are a great source of protein for vegans and vegetarians. 1 Nature’s protein smoothie please. PS. This one also comes with spirulina another super, super food.
Coconut is high in MCT fat and also provides carbs and protein along with many essential minerals, such as copper, iron, and selenium. Coconut is also low in carbs and rich in amino acids, and fiber, making it a great choice for blood sugar control. The Mango Berry is not only the dreamiest thing ever, it also has coconut milk among other absolutely delicious ingredients.
It is the major component of connective tissues that make up several body parts, including tendons, ligaments, skin, and muscles. Collagen has many important functions, including providing your skin with structure and strengthening your bones. Collagen supplements have been claimed to promote brain, heart, and gut health, as well as help control weight and keep hair and nails healthy. Snaps for the Ginger Snap smoothie.
The vitamin we all turn to when we’ve caught a cold. That’s because it helps build up your immune system. Vitamin C is thought to increase the production of white blood cells. These are key to fighting infections. Because your body doesn’t produce or store it, you need daily vitamin C for continued health. The Vitamin See smoothie is made with Vitamin C rich ingredients and is also boosted 500mg of vitamin C to make sure you’re getting a good dose.
Greens, greens and more greens
Spinach made the list not just because it’s rich in vitamin C. It’s also packed with numerous antioxidants! Similar to broccoli, spinach is healthiest when it’s cooked as little as possible so that it retains its nutrients hence the smoothies and juices, people.
Kauai smoothie to reach for: All the, all the, ALL THE GREENS
Chia seeds are loaded with nutrients that can have important benefits for your body and brain. Despite their tiny size, chia seeds are one of the most nutritious foods on the planet. They’re loaded with fiber, protein, omega-3 fatty acids and various micronutrients. An all time Kauai favourite has Chia seeds among other amazing ingredients. The Citrus Glo is a winter favourite and with added collagen and citrus fruit it’s a nutrient boost.
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App your game: Download the Kauai app for Android and Apple. Have your smoothie ready when your workout is done with the order ahead feature or use the contactless payment option if you’re ordering in store. We won’t be allowing sit-down meals in the Virgin Active Kauai stores for a while after reopening (for your safety and to give more of you guys access to the clusb) so this app will come in handy.