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Berry Banana Smoothie Recipe

This calcium can ward off the aging bone disease, Osteoporosis, for better posture.

| September 6th, 2011

Standout Beauty Nutrient: 188mg of Calcium, or 20% RDA

Beauty Benefits:
Yogurt (and orange juice fortified with calcium) help strengthens bones, which wards off the aging bone disease, Osteoporosis, and begets better posture.

Bonus Nutrients: Use orange juice fortified with vitamin D for even better calcium absorption.

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Yogurt

 

  • 1 small banana, broken into chunks
  • 1 cup(s) fat-free plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup(s) orange juice
  • 1/2 cup(s) fresh or frozen raspberries
  • 1/4 cup(s) fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 1/2 cup(s) fresh or frozen blackberries

Preparation                  

  • Combine all ingredients in a blender.
  • Cover and blend until fairly smooth.

 Nutritional Information              

Calories 130
Total Fat 0.5g
Saturated Fat 0
Cholesterol
Sodium 65mg
Total Carbohydrate 28g
Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugars 20g
Protein 6g
Calcium .176g


Recipe developed by Cleveland Clinic Lifestyle 180 program. This is a Go! Food, which meets beautifying nutritional criteria.

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