5 high fiber smoothies to detox and lose weight

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I’m sure you’ve already heard that it’s important to include foods high in fiber to stay healthy. But do you really do? Do you know why consuming them is important? Here we talk about it and show you several options of high fiber smoothies; a more appetizing way to meet the goal.

Fiber is actually a type of carbohydrate that is not absorbed by the small intestine. Nor do they alter blood glucose levels so they are known as non-glycemic.

Benefits of high-fiber foods

  • They favor the elimination of toxins.
  • They also favor good bacteria in the gut.
  • They also reduce the risk of developing colon and stomach cancer.
  • They improve digestion and absorption of glucose and fats in the small intestine.
  • In addition, they improve intestinal transit, liver and pancreatic functions.

High fiber smoothies

At first glance foods high in fiber may seem unspeakable due to their texture. Then we suggest you take the following smoothies, also known as smoothies. You will discover that they are delicious and very practical options.

The preparation of any of them is very simple, just liquefy all the ingredients until you remove the lumps. Then, serve and enjoy.

1. Lavender and Apple Smoothie

Smoothies high in fiber: lavender and apple

This is the first of our smoothies high in fibers and, in addition, proteins. You will discover that lavender does not serve only to give you an aromatic and relaxing shower. Well, it has a delicious taste and aroma.

So, use fresh lavender flowers to give that tasteful touch to the recipe. On the other hand, we have an apple, oat flakes, and lettuce, which are foods high in fiber and vitamins A and K. And then there’s cinnamon, which provides a good taste and regulates glucose levels.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup of romaine lettuce leaves.
  • 1 apple chopped into cubes.
  • 1/2 tablespoon of lavender flowers.
  • 1/2 tablespoon cinnamon powder.
  • 1/4 cup natural oat flakes.
  • 1 cup of water.
  • 1 ice cube.

2. Papaya, lime and carrot smoothie

Papaya is a fruit that helps fight, in a delicious way, from muscle degeneration to bone wear.

Both papaya and carrots are rich in beta-carotenes that provide vitamin A, reduce asthma, cancer, and risk of heart problems, as well as fiber. On the other hand, lime adds vitamin C, which gives you antioxidants.

In addition, flaxseed powder complements the fiber of papaya and carrot. In fact, this powder is well known for satiating hunger and stimulating intestinal work.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of grated carrots.
  • 1 slice of papaya.
  • 2 limes (the juice).
  • 1 tablespoon flaxseed powder.
  • 1 cup of water.
  • Ice cube.

3. Arugula and pear smoothie

High fiber smoothies arugula and pear

Arugula and pear have two flavors that complement each other and allow you to create another of these high-fiber smoothies that we love. You see, arugula is a green vegetable that contains fiber and water to a large extent.

We also have dehydrated blueberries, which provide a very pleasant sweet taste. In addition to that, they benefit the health of the urinary tract, prevents infections, and cleanses the digestive system.

On the other hand, walnuts will improve the health of your brain and heart while providing a crunchy touch.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup arugula.
  • 1 sweet pear cut into cubes.
  • 2 ice cubes.
  • 1 tablespoon of dehydrated blueberries.
  • 1/4 cup of nuts.
  • 1 tablespoon of chia seeds.
  • 1 cup of water.

4. Creamy coconut and pineapple smoothie

Do you like piña colada? The following of the high fiber smoothies simulate their flavor. At the same time, it helps you to be healthier. You can take it any day of the year or reserve it to combat the summer heat.

In this sense, coconut provides healthy fats that moisturize your skin and improve your cardiovascular health. For its part, the bromelain of the pineapple fights the damage caused by the sun and provides fiber. Meanwhile, green vegetables complement that fiber intake.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of pineapple cut into cubes.
  • 1 tablespoon grated coconut.
  • 1/2 cup of mixed green vegetables.
  • 1 cup coconut milk.
  • 1 peeled orange.
  • Ice cube.
  • 1 cup of water.

5. Matcha and Ginger Smoothie

Smoothies high in fiber: matcha and ginger

Matcha is a traditional Japanese drink with a high concentration of nutrients. It promotes digestive and heart health although it has a bitter taste that we do not always like. To counteract this, ginger provides a great flavor with a minimum of caffeine.

Finally, apple, chia seeds, and baby spinach leaves provide us with a lot of fiber and protein.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups of baby spinach.
  • 1 peeled orange.
  • 3 teaspoons of ginger.
  • 1 apple in cubes.
  • 1 tablespoon matcha powder.
  • Ice cube.
  • 1 tablespoon of chia seeds.
  • 1 cup of water.

Well, con these high fiber smoothies you will no longer have intestinal transit problems lento. Try them and find out which one is your favorite.

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