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The Health Benefits of Our Cacao Smoothie

Emily Hurd | Dec 9 2021 | Tags: Cacao

One of our most loved flavors by our members here at SmoothieBox is the cacao smoothie mix! The Cacao smoothie is full of healthy greens filled with vitamins and minerals to give you the energy to conquer the day. Today, we will be going over the amazing health benefits of cacao smoothies!

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What's inside

Our cacao smoothie mix is made with eight healthy ingredients:
  • Cacao

  • Banana

  • Kale

  • Sunflower Seeds Kernels

  • Zucchini

  • Coconut Cream

  • Coconut Water

  • Sea Salt

These ingredients are filled with natural vitamins, magnesium, potassium, and iron to boost your energy. It's naturally high in vitamin E and antioxidants to protect your cells against free radicals.
But these ingredients arent just here for flavor, they also do a lot to help support your health! Here are some of the health benefits from our Cacao Smoothie!
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Our Cacao smoothie is a great source of energy due to its high magnesium content. Magnesium is essential in energy production and can help to prevent fatigue. Cacao is also a natural stimulant, which means it won't leave you feeling jittery.
Another way this smoothie can keep your energy levels up is due to its iron content. Iron is a key component in red blood cell production and helps to carry oxygen from the lungs throughout your body. Low iron levels can lead to fatigue and anemia.

Gut Health

Our cacao smoothie can help aid in digestion and support gut health. Bananas and kale a great source of fiber, which helps to keep your gut bacteria healthy and functioning properly. Sunflower seeds are high in polyunsaturated fatty acids, which are beneficial for gut health. They also contain zinc, a mineral that is essential in the development and function of the gut microbiome

Skin Health

Cacao smoothies are filled with antioxidants, which can help protect your skin against the effects of aging. The high vitamin E content in our cacao smoothies can help to keep your skin soft and elastic. The antioxidants in cacao can also help to prevent damage from UV rays and free radicals. Cacao smoothies can also help to reduce inflammation and redness in the skin.
Another way to help improve your skin health is by adding Collagen to your diet. Collagen is often taken to support healthy skin, hair and nails. It is also important for strong tendons and joints. Learn more about collagen here!
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Cacao smoothies are a delicious way to get your daily dose of antioxidants, fiber, minerals, vitamins, and protein. If you're looking for a healthy drink that can help boost energy levels or improve gut health without sacrificing flavor - this smoothie is the one! Our cacao mix has all the ingredients needed for an afternoon pick-me-up or morning breakfast in one easy blend!

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Emily is the Director of Member Experience at SmoothieBox and loves creating new recipes to share with our smoothie community. She gets help and ideas from her two toddlers, especially if it involves our Green Super Smoothie. In her spare time she can be found outside with family.

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