You might overlook your sensory organs when you think of eating healthfully, but when you realize that your sense of smell, taste, sight, touch and hearing are largely responsible for your quality of life, you’ll think again. And when you enjoy the movies you see, the food you eat, the book you read, your sex life and more, you’ll find that you look better, too. So, go ahead and load up on vitamins and antioxidants to harness sensory benefits.
What: Raspberry-Orange Smoothie
Why it’s great: Vitamin C, antioxidants and flavonoids help boost your immune system.
What you’ll need:
- 1 cup nonfat or low-fat vanilla soy milk
- 1 cup frozen raspberries
- 1 medium ripe banana
- ½ cup orange juice with one ice cube or 1 Tbs frozen orange juice concentrate
How to make it:
Combine all ingredients in blender. Cover and blend until smooth.
Fat 0.2 grams
Fiber 5.3 grams
Carbs 28 grams
Protein 4.8 grams
Sodium 15 milligrams
Potassium 584 milligrams