Elevate Your Smoothies

At TRU Supplements, we’re all about adding boosts of nutrients to our products and recipes because we want you to feel your absolute best and get the most out of what you’re putting in your body.

Here are a few simple recipe additions that will upgrade your snacks and meals with antioxidants and vitamins for added health benefits for you and your family.

Try keeping these ingredients on hand in your pantry and experiment by sprinkling them on smoothie, salads, dressings, bowls and more!

      1. Getting enough protein in your diet is essential to building and maintaining muscle. It also turns a smoothie from a sugary snack to a satiating, meal! Try adding our plant-based protein your smoothies in yummy flavors such as Dulce de Leche, Maple Banana Muffin, Coconut Macaron and many more!
  • Chia Seeds

      1. Chia seeds have been shown to reduce fat, lower risk of heart disease, and add protein and fiber to your diet. Just adding a few tablespoons can increase the health benefits of any meal.
      2. You can also use chia seeds to make pudding with milk overnight in your fridge. 

  • Hemp Seeds

      1. Hemp seeds are wildly rich in nutrients. Not only are they high in protein, but they contain a solid amount of Vitamin E and essential fatty acids. Hemp seeds make a great topping for just about anything.
    • Spirulina 

        1. Spirulina is an algae found in freshwater and saltwater. This anti-inflammatory superfood contains tons of health benefits, which is why the ancient Aztecs have been utilizing its healing properties for hundreds of years. It contains antioxidants, 4g of protein per tbsp, copper, omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids and it provides all of the essential amino acids that our bodies need.
        2. It’s also been shown to increase muscle endurance and strength, and reduce blood pressure because of the production of nitric oxide, which relaxes blood vessels.
    • Sea Moss

        1. Sea moss is packed with nutrients like iodine, potassium and calcium and is said to boost the immune system. It also supports thyroid health and reduces inflammation.
        2. It also acts as a natural thickener, so you can sprinkle sea moss powder in oatmeal, yogurt or smoothies.

      • Goji Berries

          1. Goji berries are full of antioxidants, as well as protein, vitamins A and C, riboflavin, potassium, iron, magnesium, copper, and zinc.
          2. Sprinkle them on salads or on top of smoothies, or you can re-hydrate them by soaking them in water before blending them with your smoothie ingredients.
      • Chaga Powder

          1. Chaga is a mushroom that has been shown to influence many positive effects on the body, including decreased inflammation, blood sugar and cholesterol.
      • Maca Powder

          1. Maca Root is said to have a butterscotch flavor, and it helps with increasing energy levels, increasing libido, decreasing symptoms of menopause and lowering cholesterol. Maca root contains polyphenol, which stimulates activity of the mood and attention portion of our brian, the hypothalamus. This improves mood and clears brain fog, making it  a perfect addition to your morning smoothie. 
      • Turmeric

          1. The chemical compound in turmeric called circumin is a miracle worker when it comes to reducing inflammation and halting fat storage by blocking the growth of blood vessels necessary for fat-tissue growth. It’s also a great mood booster! 
      • Cinnamon

          1. Adding cinnamon to your drinks can help with blood-sugar control and reducing inflammation as well as providing your body with antioxidants. Plus, it will make your smoothies taste spicy and sweet.
        • Nuts

          1. Adding superfood nuts to your smoothies like almonds, walnuts or cashews will elevate the health benefits of your shake and bring lasting, sustained energy to your day.
        • Ginger

          1. Ginger revs the metabolism, creating heat in the body which increases calorie burn by 42% for 2 hours. It’s also great for the immune system and is said to ease aches and pains.

        Sources: Woman's World magazine: Healthy Smoothies 23203

        Benefits of Chia Seeds

        Benefits of Hemp Seeds

        Benefits of Sea Moss

        Benefits of Goji Berries

        Benefits of Chaga

        Benefits of Maca

        Benefits of Cinnamon

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