Get the leafy veg’s fat-fight­ing nu­tri­ents and more in this break­fast smoothie

Men's Fitness - - Contents -

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.

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