The smoothies inside this book pump up your immune systems so it's ready to protect against infections and illness at any moment. They're easy to make, delicious to drink, and charge your body with the energy and nutrients you need to stay healthy.
The benefits of these frothy drinks come from "functional foods," foods that contain large amounts of immunity-boosting nutrients to fortify your entire body€”a feat no pill or supplement can match.
Each of these 100 wholesome and luscious smoothie recipes is annotated for both its overall nutritional profile and for the specific nutrients it delivers so you'll learn exactly what benefits you're getting from each and every drink.
Ellen Brown is the founding food editor of USA Today and the author of many cookbooks, including the award-winning Gourmet Gazelle Cookbook. Ellen's writing has appeared in more than two dozen publications, including Bon Appetit, Art Culinaire, Coastal Living, and The Washington Post. She lives in Providence, RI.
Karen Konopelski Hensley, M.S., R.D., is a nutrition consultant at Princeton University. A former sports nutritionist at the University of Connecticut, Karen's work experience includes providing one-on-one counseling to athletes on issues ranging from nutrient timing and eating-to-perform. She has worked at the National Institutes of Health and currently resides in Princeton, NJ.