This mango smoothie is super creamy and unlike some smoothies, doesn’t break up as it comes to room temperature thanks to the creaminess of oats! The key to sweetening up a smoothie is using extra ripe fruit. They may not be as pretty, but those concentrated natural sugars lend a sweetness that can’t be compared.
Here are the top benefits of this healthy mango smoothie:
Antioxidants like quercetin, isoquercitrin, astragalin, fisetin, gallic acid and methylgallat present in mango protect the body against colon, breast, leukemia and prostate cancers.
Mango has high level of vitamin C, pectin and fibres that help to lower serum cholesterol levels. Fresh mango is a rich source of potassium, which is an important component of cell and body fluids that helps to control heart rate and blood pressure.
mango is rich in tartaric acid, malic acid and traces of citric acid that primarily help in maintaining the alkali reserve of the body.
oats are rich in a specific type of fibre called beta-glucan. This particular type of fibre is known to help lower levels of bad cholesterol.
oats contain manganese, selenium, phosphorus, fibre, magnesium, and zinc. Oats are also rich in carotenoids, tocols (Vitamin E), flavonoids and avenanthramides – a class of polyphenols.
Here is a recipe for a healthy mango smoothie, Things you need:
- Pulp of 1 medium sized mango
- half cup rolled oats soaked overnight
- low fat milk (as per requirement)
- sugar or honey
- 4-5 ice cubes
Method: Blend together all the ingredients. add milk depending upon how smooth you want the mixture, add sugar or honey if required. Serve chilled!
This can also be used as delicious breakfast smoothie or a pre-gym drink as it is loaded with proteins!