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Beat That Drain in Minutes! Drink this Delicious Guava Mango Smoothie to Boost Your Hemoglobin and Feel Energized

Feeling like a deflated balloon, dragging your feet through the day with less energy than a sunburnt slug? You’re not alone.

That sluggish feeling often points to a dip in your hemoglobin levels.

Before you reach for that third cup of coffee, there’s a tropical twist on your energy slump solution waiting to be blended.

Introducing the Guava Mango Smoothie! This vibrant smoothie isn’t just a taste bud party – it’s a power-packed punch that helps increases your red cell count, specifically your hemoglobin levels.

When your hemoglobin drops, you might feel tired and less energetic.

But don’t worry! This smoothie is loaded with rich ingredients to boost your mood.

Why Guava and Mango?

These tropical fruits are more than just beach bums basking in the sun.

They’re rich in nutrients that helps boost your blood health. Here’s the nutritional profile of both mango and guava.

Guava is a tropical fruit packed with a surprising amount of nutrients, making it a fantastic addition to a healthy diet. Below is a breakdown of its nutritional profile.

100 grams of guava contains the following nutrients:

  • Calories: 68
  • Fat: 0.5 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 14.3 grams
    • Fiber: 8.9 grams
    • Sugars: 5.4 grams
  • Protein: 2.55 grams
  • Vitamins:
    • Vitamin C: 126mg (140% DV)
    • Vitamin A: 30 mcg (7% DV)
    • Vitamin E: 0.6 mg (4% DV)
    • Vitamin K1: 4 mcg (3% DV)
    • Folate: 81 mcg (20% DV)
  • Minerals:
    • Potassium: 688mg (15% DV)
    • Manganese: 0.4 mg (18% DV)
    • Copper: 0.1 mg (7% DV)
    • Magnesium: 23mg (6% DV)
    • Phosphorus: 37mg (4% DV)

Mangoes are a delicious and nutritious tropical fruit packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.

Here’s a breakdown of their nutritional profile per 1 cup (165 grams) of fresh mango:

Macronutrients:

  • Calories: 99
  • Protein: 1.4 grams
  • Fat: 0.6 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 24.7 grams
  • Fiber: 2.6 grams
  • Sugars: 22.5 grams (mostly fructose and sucrose)

Micronutrients:

  • Vitamin C: 67% of the DV
  • Vitamin A: 10% of the DV
  • Vitamin E: 10% of the DV
  • Vitamin K: 6% of the DV
  • Vitamin B6: 12% of the DV
  • Folate: 18% of the DV
  • Copper: 20% of the DV
  • Potassium: 6% of the DV
  • Thiamine: 4% of the DV
  • Magnesium: 4% of the DV
  • Niacin: 7% of the DV
  • Riboflavin: 5% of the DV

But wait, there’s more! We’re not just tossing fruit in a blender and calling it a day. This smoothie gets its extra power boost from:

  • Forever lite ultra vanilla: This protein powder packs a nutritional punch with 18 grams of protein per serving, along with iron and vitamin B12. Plus, the vanilla flavor adds a smooth, creamy touch that complements the tropical fruit perfectly.
  • Yogurt: A creamy source of calcium and protein, yogurt keeps you feeling full and energized throughout the morning. Choose a fortified option for an extra iron boost.
  • Milk (dairy or plant-based): Rich in calcium and vitamin D, milk helps your body absorb the iron. Pick your plant-based alternative if dairy isn’t your thing.

What’s in Guava Mango Smoothie with forever lite ultra vanilla?

A guava mango smoothie with forever lite ultra vanilla would be a delicious and healthy tropical treat with added protein and nutrients from the forever lite powder.

Ready to make your energy drink?

Just gather your ingredients and follow this simple recipe:

  • 1 cup frozen mango chunks
  • 1/2 cup frozen guava chunks
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk or coconut milk
  • 1 scoop forever lite ultra vanilla protein powder
  • 1 cup plain yogurt (dairy or non-dairy)
  • 1/2 cup milk (dairy or plant-based)
  • 1/4 cup orange juice (optional, for extra vitamin C)
  • Lime wedge, for garnish (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Add all of the ingredients to a blender.
  2. Blend until smooth and creamy. Adjust the thickness with additional milk or ice if needed.
  3. Taste and adjust the sweetness to your liking. You might not need additional sweetener with the vanilla protein powder.
  4. Pour into glasses and garnish with a lime wedge, if using.

Nutritional Benefits:

  • This smoothie is packed with vitamins and minerals from the fruits, including vitamin C, A, and potassium.
  • Forever lite ultra vanilla adds protein, fiber, and essential vitamins and minerals, making it a more filling and nutritious option.
  • Almond milk or coconut milk provides healthy fats.

Tips:

  • Use ripe mangoes and guavas for the best flavor.
  • For a thicker smoothie, use less milk and more yogurt.
  • If you prefer a colder smoothie, use frozen fruit and ice.
  • You can add other ingredients to your smoothie for extra flavor and nutrients, such as spinach, chia seeds, or almond butter.
  • Get creative! Top your smoothie with granola, chopped nuts, or a drizzle of forever bee honey.
  • Remember, the amount of protein powder you use will depend on your dietary needs and goals.

What about a 16-ounce serving of guava mango smoothie with forever lite ultra?

Here’s what a 16-ounce serving would be:

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup frozen mango chunks (60g)
  • 1/4 cup frozen guava chunks (30g)
  • 1/2 cup (120ml) Forever Lite Ultra Vanilla powder
  • 1/2 cup (120ml) unsweetened almond milk or coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) water (adjust to desired consistency)
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger (optional, for a spicy kick)
  • Handful of fresh mint leaves (optional, for garnish)

Nutritional Information (based on chosen milk):

  • Calories: 300-350
  • Protein: 20-25g (from Forever Lite Ultra Vanilla)
  • Carbs: 40-50g (mostly from fruits)
  • Fat: 5-10g (mostly from almond milk or coconut milk)
  • Fiber: 5-10g (mostly from mangoes and guavas)
  • Vitamins and Minerals: Rich in Vitamin C, Vitamin A, potassium, and other nutrients from the fruits and Forever Lite Ultra Vanilla.

But the energy boost doesn’t stop there! This smoothie is just one step on your path to vibrant health.

Here are some bonus tips to keep your hemoglobin levels in check:

  • Get enough sleep. Sleep deprivation can zap your energy and affect your red cell production.
  • Exercise regularly. Physical activity stimulates your body to produce more red blood cells.

Now, enjoy your delicious, nutritious, and protein-packed guava mango smoothie!

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