Smoothie of the Month: Raspberry Melon Revival

March 17th, 2015 | Fun, Nutrition and Health, Recipe

If you are a fan of raspberries, you will certainly love this month’s smoothie.


You will need:

  • 1/2 cup frozen raspberries
  • 1 cup cantaloupe
  • 1/2 cup greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup pineapple juice
  • 1 tbs flax seed oil

The Benefits


  • Raspberries are low in calories and high in fiber, which can keep you fuller, longer.
  • Raspberries are packed full of antioxidants, which have health benefits against cancer, inflammation, and aging.
  • Raspberries are an excellent source of vitamin C, which can fight against harmful free radicals.
  • Raspberries contain a good amount of copper, which is necessary in the production of red blood cells.
  • Some of the antioxidants in raspberries contribute to radiant and healthy skin.


  • The carotenoids featured in cantaloupe may decrease a person’s risk for the development of cardiovascular diseases.
  • The vitamin C content in cantaloupe helps to form collagen, as well as repair tissues within the body.
  • The potassium found in cantaloupe may help combat stress by lowering blood pressure.
  • Cantaloupe can help with eye health, as it is rich in beta cartotenes.
  • Cantaloupe has a high amount of folic acid, which is recommended for women who are pregnant or trying to conceive. It helps produce and maintain new cells.
  • The high water content of cantaloupe can help keep the skin replenished.
  • Vitamins K and E help to keep skin radiant and healthy.

Flaxseed Oil

  • Lignans help protect against cancer, and flaxseed contains 75 to 800 more lignans than other plants.
  • Flaxseed may help lower bad cholesterol levels.
  • Packed with omega-3 fatty acids, which are great for heart health.
  • Flaxseed oil may help maintain the moisture in your hair.

Are you ready to reap these numerous benefits? Make this smoothie for breakfast!

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