Healthy Drinks

Banana and Ginger Smoothie for Weight Loss

With obesity becoming such a huge problem for kids and adults all over the world, weight loss supplements have become one of the most expensive luxuries. But why use chemical compounds when you can always go the natural way? Every nutritionist and weight loss expert will tell you that the natural way to lose weight is better, since you are not only losing weight, but promoting a healthy lifestyle that will help prevent obesity in the future.

The two main ingredients in this smoothie help you lose weight on their own, and when combined, they create a powerful beverage. Bananas, for example, contain healthy nutrients like fiber, natural sugar and antioxidants that keep you full and nourished throughout the day, helping you avoid cravings for sugar. At the same time, bananas provide energy for your body, promote good digestion, and balance your blood sugar level. Ginger, on the other hand, increases your metabolic rate, kicking your metabolism into overdrive to burn more fat.

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Banana and Ginger Smoothie for Weight Loss


  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 cup of blueberries (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 tablespoon grated ginger
  • 2 tablespoons flaxseed
  • ½ cup spinach
  • Ice cubes


  1. Blend all the ingredients together and drink the smoothie in the morning on an empty stomach as a breakfast alternative.

You will notice the initial results after one week. Expect to lose two to four pounds in a week, and you can continue until you achieve your desired goal or healthy weight. Never lose too much weight, as that will do more harm than good.

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  • Kathy July 27, 2016, 5:25 pm

    I tried this. Like the taste but it’s too thick. Can you add orange juice or almond milk to help thin it out some?

  • Rich October 9, 2016, 5:38 pm

    Agreed, there has to be a liquid missing from this recipe. Plus, mine is purple from the blueberries. I have no idea what she has pictured above.

    • Cynthia October 19, 2016, 4:44 pm

      I added water

    • diamond April 13, 2017, 9:22 pm

      as i write the ingredients i say this will not stay the colored pictured which makes me think what else is false

  • Cynthia November 14, 2016, 1:17 pm

    Do you just drink it in the morning?

  • Bri July 12, 2017, 11:19 am

    Not sure what everyone is fussing about, the first picture is a purple drink…

  • Lu July 12, 2017, 9:08 pm

    Nobody is fussing like u say if u post something u have to learn to take critisism or if not just dont post . Simple

  • Nora September 2, 2017, 4:19 pm

    And we use water, milk o what??

  • Chris September 3, 2017, 1:19 pm

    What is the liquid that is missing??

  • Jane September 3, 2017, 2:06 pm

    I noticed no liquid in the ingredients and added 1 cup of unsweetened almond milk. Turned out great!

  • Deborah September 10, 2017, 4:09 pm

    Can you add almond milk . This drink is to thick it’s missing fluid

  • Catniss September 17, 2017, 4:22 am

    My liquid of choice would be unsweetened almond milk. I also noticed it was lacking a liquid and was going to make this in the morning adding almond milk.


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