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Eye-Healthy Tropical Smoothie Recipe

Exercise, then drink this! This refreshing treat is packed with lutein, zeaxanthin and vitamin C.

Tropical Post-Run Smoothie

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
(serves 4)

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!

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Dr. Barbara Pelletier and Dr. Laurie CapognaAbout 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