Building and maintaining a strong immune system is always an important goal, but now more than ever we want to make sure our systems are at top level! Filling your day with whole foods, lean proteins, complex carbohydrates, healthy fats, fruits and vegetables is key, and the immunity smoothie that Coach Dawn has every morning with her breakfast is just what the doctor ordered!
Coach Dawn's Immunity Smoothie
Protein powder helps us to build and maintain our lean muscle. Your body uses protein to build and repair tissues. You also use protein to make enzymes, hormones, and other body chemicals. Protein is an important building block of bones, muscles, cartilage, skin, and blood. Most of us fall short of our daily recommenced protein amounts and whey or plant-based proteins help us to reach our goals.
Apple Cider Vinegar helps to kill harmful bacteria, helps to alkaline the body, lowers blood sugar levels and boosts skin health.
Macro Greens are beneficial because many of us fail to get in the recommended daily dose of fruits and veggies in our day. Greens can help add several servings of each and aid it adding important vitamins and minerals we are most likely lacking due to not getting in the recommended daily doses.
Collagen helps to improve joint, muscles and bone strength as well as supporting heart health and improving your skin.
MCT Powder can help with brain power, energy and focus. However, it is recommended that you slowly add this into your smoothies as your body needs to get adjusted to it. MCT powder also helps to make your smoothies extra creamy!
Flaxseed, Hemp Seed and Chia Seeds are packed with heart, healthy nutrients such as Omega-3's. They are rich in fiber which may also help to lower cholesterol.
Frozen Pineapple and Berries are jam packed with immunity-boosting antioxidants and vitamins, such as vitamin C which is a proven immune booster!