How This Helps

The nutrient-dense Avocado, in this smoothie, adds a smooth and silky texture while adding healthy monounsaturated fats. It is a refreshing drink to satisfy your mid-morning cravings, without adding any extra sodium or saturated fats.


1/4 : :  cup: :  avocado: : 
1 : :  cup: :  sliced mango: : 
1 : :  tablespoon: :  lime juice: : 
1 : :  tablespoon: :  mint: : 
1 : :  teaspoon: :  honey: : 
2 : :  cups: :  crushed ice: : 
1 : :  sprig: :  mint: : 


Blend all the ingredients in a food processor and serve cold.

Science and Research

Citrus foods like limes and lemons contain Vitamin C. Research shows getting the right amount of that Vitamin C aids in preventing inflammatory arthritis and maintaining healthy joints. Avocados contain polyhydroxylated fatty alcohols (PFAs), which are known anti-inflammatory compounds. Studies have shown that fatty acids found in avocado blocks the production of inflammatory mediators by the chondrocytes, macrophages and other specialized cells activated by the immune system thus decreasing the inflammation and damage to the cartilage of bones.

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