Eye-Healthy Tropical Smoothie Recipe
Exercise, then drink this! This refreshing treat is packed with lutein, zeaxanthin and vitamin C.
In addition to feeding your eyes, the coconut water will replenish your body with much-needed electrolytes after a summer run or workout.
Tropical Post-Run Smoothie
3/4 cup frozen mango
1/4 cup frozen pineapple
1 cup spinach / kale
1 cup coconut water
Place all ingredients in a blender. Blend and enjoy!
About the Authors: Optometrists Dr. Barbara Pelletier and Dr. Laurie Capogna have co-authored books on eye nutrition, called Eyefoods: A Food Plan for Healthy Eyes and Eyefoods for Kids: A Tasty Guide to Nutrition and Eye Health. Both are chockful of easy, fun-to-make recipes, and you can order them at www.eyefoods.com .
Page updated July 2016