Happy New You 2016 – Smoothie a day


Start your day the smoothie way. Surely will help keep the doctor way!


Top 10 reasons to put more smoothies in your diet:

  1. Get your daily allowance of fruits and vegetables.
  2. Kids like smoothies.
  3. Easier weight loss.
  4. Improved digestion..
  5. Build muscle and improve athletic performance.
  6. Radiant skin, hair, and nails.
  7. Strengthen your immune system.
  8. You can consume a smoothie at any meal.
  9. The right fuel for more short and long term energy.
  10. Brain boost

SmothiesInGlasses7 days of smoothies


Creating the best smoothie means starts with choosing the best base. The healthiest options include water, almond milk, rice milk or low-fat yogurt.  The water will provide your body with fluid that is necessary for metabolism of food and transportation of nutrients. The low-fat dairy contains calcium and vitamin D, which help your bones stay strong.

Day 1 – Swiss chard, banana, pineapple, apple, blueberries, dates, ground flaxseed

Day 2 – blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, Swiss chard, spinach, pineapple, oats, flaxseed

Day 3 – ½ cup beets, ½ carrots, ½ cup avocado, pear

Day 4 – spinach, avocado, apple, Blackberries, strawberries, pineapple

Day 5 – Spinach, rolled oats, orange, pineapple, blueberries, apple

Day 6 – kale, honey rock melon, pineapple, raspberries, strawberries

Day 7 – Swiss chard, banana, peach, honey rock, blackberries, strawberries, flaxseed


Join Michelle Obama’s 30 day vegan challenge: http://www.choosingvegan.com/articles/in-the-news/michelle-obama-vegan-challenge/

Yours in health,

Dr. Velonda

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Eat Like a Rainbow

How many colors in the rainbow were represented in my last meal? If your answer is two or less, let’s hope that one of the colors was green. If not, check back often for options for getting the rainbow effect on your plate and in your body. And remember, the rainbow is a symbol of hope and promise. The opposite is despair and death.