Pumpkin Smoothie packed with nutrients to help boost your Immune System

Pumpkin has numerous health benefits! It’s packed with vitamins and minerals to help boost your immune system. Pumpkin is a low calorie, but nutrient-dense food which can help with weight loss.  It contains fiber, potassium, and vitamin C which helps support heart health.  It is also a good source of beta-carotene, an antioxidant that gives orange vegetables their color. It’s high antioxidant content can also help reduce your risk of chronic disease.

Pumpkin Smoothie:

  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup of almond milk
  • 1/2 banana (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp. of pure maple syrup
  • 1 tsp. pumpkin pie spices (or cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, ground cloves and all spice)
  • 2-3 ice cubes

Blend in a blender until smooth and enjoy!

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Dr. Vincent Sferra

Dr. Vincent Sferra

Dr. Vincent Sferra is the founder and Clinic Director of Natural Medicine & Rehabilitation. He is Board Certified in Chiropractic Medicine and Chiropractic Neurology, a Certified Clinical Nutritionist, and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist certified by the National Strength & Conditioning Association. He has been in practice and providing educational health and wellness programs in the community since 1986.

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