Get the leafy veg’s fat-fighting nutrients and more in this breakfast smoothie
This kale smoothie means you can leave the Shreddies in the cupboard
Kale for breakfast? Don’t pull that face – by whizzing it into a smoothie you’ll get the phytonutrient benefits with none of the leafy horror – and adding the rest of the ingredients in this smoothie, created by nutritionist Scott Baptie (foodforfitness.co.uk), will also give your body a fat-fighting jolt. Cereal: killed.
1Kale is packed with calcium, which plays a key role in regulating body fat levels.
2Pears contain anti-inflammatory flavonoids, which help you recover after a tough gym session.
3Natural yogurt offers high levels of protein, which keeps you feeling full throughout the morning.
4Cinnamon can help to improve insulin sensitivity, which reduces fat storage.
5Honey has been found to increase exercise capacity, allowing you to burn more calories.