Kale is one of the excellent vegetable sources for vitamin-K; 100 g provides about 700% of recommended intake.
Vitamin K also has a potential role in bone health by promoting osteotrophic (bone formation and strengthening) activity. Adequate vitamin-K levels in the diet help limit neuronal damage in the brain; thus, kale has established a role in the treatment of patients suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.
This smoothie also adds citrus fruits for a good kick of energy and antioxidants. It also helps cover the bitterness of the kale a bit.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 223 Total Fat: 0.4g Saturated Fat: 0.1g Trans Fat: 0.0g Unsaturated Fat: 0.0g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 144mg Carbohydrates: 56.8g Fiber: 6g Sugar: 43g Protein: 2.8g
Banana is one of the high calorie, tropical fruits. 100 grams of fruit carry 90 calories. Besides, it contains good amount of health benefiting anti-oxidants, minerals, and vitamins.