About the benefits of the ingredients
This smoothie has the properties of cleansing, nourishing and healing. On a warm day it also helps to cool down your system, and leave you feeling refreshed to take on your busy day!
Bananas are a very good source of vitamin B6, vitamin C, and potassium. Bananas are further a good source of manganese, dietary fiber, biotin, and copper. Copper is an interesting mineral and we want to include this time some additional information about copper, because normally you don't hear much about its health benefits. Copper is a key mineral in many different body systems. It is central to building strong tissue, maintaining blood volume, and producing energy in your cells. According to www.whfoods.com; "for all its critical importance, you don't have much copper in your body—barely more than the amount found in a single penny. And those pennies in your pocket are only 2.5% copper by weight."
Cucumbers are an excellent source of vitamin K and molybdenum. They are also a very good source of the pantothenic acid. They are also a good source of copper , potassium, manganese, vitamin C, phosphorus, magnesium, biotin, and vitamin B1. They also contain the important nail health-promoting mineral silica.
Spinach is an excellent source of vitamin K, vitamin A (in the form of carotenoids), manganese, folate (aka vitamin B9), magnesium, iron, copper, vitamin B2, vitamin B6, vitamin E, calcium, potassium, and vitamin C. It is a very good source of dietary fiber, phosphorus, vitamin B1, zinc, protein, and choline.
Wheatgrass is an effective healer because it contains all minerals known to man, and vitamins A, B-complex, C, E, l and K. It is extremely rich in protein, and contains 17 amino acids, the building blocks of protein. 3. Wheatgrass juice contains up to 70% chlorophyll, which is an important blood builder.Last a very important ingredient of this beverage is the wheatgrass.