My Go-to Smoothie For Preventing Micronutrient Deficiency

It’s a well documented fact that the majority of Americans do not get enough micronutrients from the foods they eat. Things like vitamin C, zinc, magnesium and other nutrients are not found in many of the typical foods we eat.

This causes a myriad of subtle health problems from easy bruising to trouble recovering from exercise.  And while its always a good idea to take a multivitamin obtaining important nutrients from food should also be a priority.

This smoothie recipe is my go to smoothie to make sure I get plenty of high quality nutrients from my food.  It’s easy to make and tastes great plus you get a good balance of healthy fats and carbohydrates.

Dr. Austin’s Micronutrient Smoothie

2 bananas

1/4 cup frozen cranberries

1/2 cup of frozen mixed berries

4 frozen strawberries

4-5 frozen dark cherries

1 avocado

1 tablespoon raw cocoa powder

Place all ingredients in a blender and add enough water to cover the ingredients.  Blend for 30 seconds or until smooth. Enjoy!

For additional smoothie recipes download my cookbook. It’s packed with healthy recipes and its free! Fill out the form in the top right hand corner and I’ll email it to you today.

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Austin EricksonAbout the Author

Dr. Austin Erickson is a chiropractor with offices in Glenwood City and the 4 Corners near New Richmond, Wisconsin. He is an expert at combining chiropractic treatment with nutritional advice to achieve excellent results. He has cured himself of psoriasis and autoimmune related arthritis using his protocols. Connect with him on Twitter and Google+

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