Try these home-made smoothies to beat the heat!

 Heat wave is increasing day by day and we are not able to maintain our health because of it.

Updated: Jun 03, 2016, 14:01 PM IST

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Heat wave is increasing day by day and we are not able to maintain our health because of it. The health impacts of heat wave can be dangerous as it leads to dehydration, heat cramps, heat exhaustion and/or heat stroke. But one can easily avoid health hazards by having a healthy smoothies made from vegetables and fruits.

Here are some recipes for home-made smoothies that act as a perfect drink for health and helps maintain the metabolism.

Smoothie for skin - Coconut water beauty smoothie

Ingredients

1 cup Coconut water

½ cup Chopped carrots

½ cup Strawberries

1 orange

½ cup chopped mangoes

Prep time: 5 mins

Serves: 1

How to prepare

Take all the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Coconut water is known for its power house of important electrolytes while carrots, strawberries, oranges and mangoes contains antioxidants and vitamins which are beneficial for the skin.

Ginger/pineapple Smoothie to increase metabolism

Ingredients:

1 medium banana

1 ½ cups fresh pineapple, diced

1 Tablespoon fresh ginger

½ cup Greek yogurt - choose any flavor you like

½ cup fresh pineapple juice - you can also use water if you want

How to prepare

Take all of these ingredients and blend together. Fresh ginger gives this powerful smoothie great metabolic properties.

(With IANS inputs)