Join Date: May 2019
Can anybody advise with this?
My problem is about smoothies. I shall be 80 sometime this year and I want to continue in good health. So far so good. To this end I should like to prepare a daily smoothie which contains a range of raw vegetables and fruit. But I don't want to have to do this every morning if I can avoid it. I should like to prepare enough for a week, and freeze it in daily containers.Then defrost one container either overnight or in the microwave each morning.
Two questions emerge from this. The first is, does the freezing and defrosting affect the quality of the fresh fruit and vegetables? The second is, which commonly available [ I live in the UK ] fruit and vegetables will, between them, cover the full range of vitamins etc. without too much unnecessary overlapping?
I should like to include nuts but a blender may have to be of industrial strength to deal with them. I should also like to enjoy the final result and so what should I add to make it more than just palatable? How big would the daily smoothie be?
I have one remaining tooth plus an upper and lower denture. And so you can see how essential a smoothie can become.
I already take four supplements each morning - these were primarily to stave off any potential flu attacks this winter;
1. one garlic capsule 1000mg,
2. one cod-liver oil capsule 1000mg, also containing vit A 800mg and vit D 5mg,
3. one calcium tablet 1000mg,
4. one vit D3 tablet 25mg.
Many thanks for any advice that can be offered.