5 very important smoothie ingredients you need to try

Are you a fan of making delicious smoothies? With summer on the way, there is no better drink option. Here are some foods that you need in there a lot more than others for their health benefits and yummy taste. Try throwing a few of these into your next smoothie, your body will thank you for it. 

By adding some grapes to your smoothie you are helping to reduce blood pressure. Say goodbye to the wine.

Flaxseed is great with helping to fight inflammation and boosting your immune health. Anyone suffering with aches or pains? Blenders at the ready.

Broccoli helps to boost your immune system and fight disease. Just be sure not to overcook it beforehand, this can strip it of it's health benefits. 

Judging by their size you would not think it, but blueberries are full of fiber and vitamins. They can also prevent against chronic diseases.

Bananas are full of potassium and lets face it, you always have bananas in your fruit bowl.