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Superfood smoothies for seniors from Blue Cross Blue Shield Michigan

Posted at 11:11 AM, Aug 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-18 11:11:27-04

(WXYZ) — Stressing the importance of superfoods as we grow older. Saturday is World Senior Citizen Day.

Shanthi Appelo, a registered dietitian from Blue Cross Blue Shield Michigan, joined 7 Action News to make a superfood smoothie. She also talked about the importance of diets rich in calcium, protein, fiber and antioxidants.

For more, visit ahealthiermichigan.org.

Super Smoothie for Seniors
Serves 1

1 cup milk
1 cup frozen mixed berries
1 Tbsp flax seeds
1 scoop vanilla protein powder
Handful of kale
Place all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth.