Regulate Thyroid Function and Balance Hormones with this Maca Strawberry Banana Smoothie

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Maca is one of the most powerful superfoods in the world! It has the ability to regulate thyroid function, balance hormones, increase libido, relieve stress, among a multitude of other health benefits.

Maca has a positive effect on energy, stamina and mood, which helps lower levels of anxiety and depression. It is also one of the best food sources for helping regulate the endocrine system, and thus nourishes and supports the adrenal hormones. It is so effective that it can even repair exhausted adrenal glands.

Women with under-active thyroids (aka. hypothyroidism) should also use Maca. It can completely reduce an individuals dependence on thyroid medication after using it for just 2-3 months (just 1 teaspoon a day!).

Maca goes really well with strawberries and bananas in my opinion, and this smoothie tastes more like dessert than anything else (except it’s guilt-free, and won’t expand your waistline). 

Thanks to The Maca Team for letting me share this delicious recipe! Their maca products are some of the best on the market – I highly recommend them!

Ingredients: (Serves 1)

– 6-10 medium fresh strawberries
– 1 banana
– 1-3 tsp. maca powder
– 1/4 cup rice or almond milk
– 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
– 1 tsp. flax seed oil
– 1 C ice cubes (if you want a cold drink)

Method:

Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Enjoy immediately.

     
Carly Fraser has her BSc (Hons.) Degree in Neuroscience, and is the owner and founder at Live Love Fruit. She currently lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba, with a determined life mission to help inspire and motivate individuals to critically think about what they put in their bodies and to find balance through nutrition and lifestyle. She has helped hundreds of thousands of individuals to re-connect with their bodies and learn self-love through proper eating habits and natural living. She loves to do yoga, dance, and immerse herself in nature.

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