My Ginger & Banana Weight Loss Breakfast Smoothie

Hi everyone 🙂

I have another breakfast smoothie for you to kick start your week. The key ingredient for this smoothie is ginger, which has a number of fantastic health benefits, including aiding weight loss and keeping your immune system fighting fit.

My ginger & banana smoothie
My ginger & banana smoothie

Here are some great reasons why you should add some ginger to your diet;

Helps with sickness;
Ginger can relive you of nausea and an unsettled stomach, great for motion sickness, morning sickness, vomiting and a queasy stomach

Reduces Pain;
Ginger can reduce a number of aches and pains, such as soreness from the gym and menstrual cramps

Inflammation;
Ginger contains a number of anti-inflammatory compounds called ginerols which reduces swelling throughout the body

Aids Digestion;
Ginger can help with a number of digestive problems such as gas, indigestion and diarrhoea. Ginger has also been known to tone increase muscle tone around the intestines and help the stomach move food smoothly through the digestive tract

Immune Boosting;
Ginger is one of the oldest cures for fighting flus, coughs and colds

Antihistamine;
Ginger is a natural antihistamine helping with itching, sniffing and allergic reactions

Aids Weight Loss;
Almost calorie free, ginger boosts your metabolism helping you burn what you eat off quickly. It is also impacts your appetite by making you feel fuller than you actually are.

Low Fat Ginger & Banana Smoothie
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Ingredients
  1. 1 banana
  2. 1 cup of almond milk
  3. ¼ cup of oats
  4. 1 teaspoon of grated ginger
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Blend all ingredients, serve and enjoy!

Have you added ginger to a smoothie before? Let me know if you like this one!

Jess x