DIY Raw Smoothie For A Glowing Skin

Today I will suggest you a raw smoothie recipe that is very delicious and healthy, but also has a great benefit for our skin: this smoothie is a natural source for a glowing skin. It is the perfect mix between vitamins and minerals, antioxidants (blackberry), renewable energy (chia seeds), healthy fats and hydration (coconut) and potassium (bananas). This smoothie for a glowing skin nourish our body both inside and outside.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of blackberries
  • 2 cups of coconut milk
  • 1 cup of ice
  • 1 spoon of honey
  • 1 spoon of chia seeds
  • 1 spoon of grated fresh coconut
  • 1 frozen banana

Procedure: Add all ingredients in a blender and mix until you obtain the desired texture. After that, you can enjoy you delicious smoothie and your glowing skin!

Because the main ingredient of this smoothie for a glowing skin are blackberries, I will provide you some useful information about them.Blackberries are rich in the most powerful antioxidant: resveratrol, which is also the pigment that gives  the purple color. Blackberries contain vitamins and minerals, trace elements and active substances with an anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, anti-aging and anti-cancer role.

Blackberries contain:

  • Vitamin C
  • antioxidants, including the most powerful antioxidant in the world: resveratrol
  • Blackberries contain folic acid
  • Blackberries contain iron
  • Are rich in magnesium
  • Blackberries contain tannin which gives them an astringent character
  • Blackberries contain lutein which protects our skin and eyes from UV rays, helping us to have a nice tan
  • Vitamin E
  • Calcium
  • Blackberries contain B vitamins complex: B1, B2, B3, B5, vitamin B6
  • contain phosphorus, potassium, sodium, copper and manganese
  • Blackberries contain selenium, which gives a good feeling and combat anxiety and depression
  • Blackberries contain good quality sugars, proteins and little vegetable fats.