We all know there are benefits to healthy eating - but what you may not realize is that a wholesome diet along with exercise and a healthy weight can prevent cancer. Below is a recipe from Dr. Julia Greer that includes some of the best secret-weapon ingredients to prevent cancer.
The night before preparing this shake, wrap sliced banana in plastic wrap or place in a freezer storage bag and freeze. This recipe's anthocyanins, found in berries, and calcium, found in milk, may help prevent colon and breast cancers.
Makes 2 servings
1 medium banana, sliced into chunks and frozen
1/4 cup fresh or frozen unsweetened blueberries
1/4 cup fresh or frozen unsweetened raspberries
1-1/2 cups low-fat (1%) milk
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 tsp almond extract
Pinch of ground cinnamon
Table spoon of ground Flax seeds.
In a blender, combine all ingredients except cinnamon. Blend 20 seconds or more until smooth. Pour into glasses and garnish with a sprinkle of ground cinnamon. Enjoy!
Cow's milk can be substituted with Almond or Coconut milk.