Flax is known to be great for weight loss and also to balance hormones. The green leafy’s will help clean your liver out thereby processing fats more effectively. The chia seeds swell in your tummy keeping you full for longer so decrease sugar cravings. Coconut is brilliant to aid weight loss thanks to the medium chain fatty acids. Grapefruit and lemon have long been valued for its weight loss properties, and pear is a high fibre fruit so again wonderful for weight loss by keeping your digestive tract clean and blood sugar even.
1/2 lemon, all of it
1/2 pear, all of it
1/2 cup coconut flakes or the flesh of one young coconut
1/4 ruby red grapefruit, skin off
1/2 cup blueberries
1/2 tbls chia seeds
1 tbls flax oil
Big handful of baby spinach
6-8 mint leaves
2 1/2 cups filtered water (make it 1 cup if using coconut water)
Place all the ingredients in the order shown into the Vitamix, and whizz for about 30 seconds.
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