Watermelon Smoothie | Weight Loss | Hot Weather Special

Watermelon smoothie is one of my favorite ways to cool down the body on hot days.

Are you working hard to put off those extra pounds that make you heavier?

Do you know that you can lose weight in a tasty way! Yes, we are talking about smoothies.

One great fact about having smoothies in your diet is that they can increase feelings of fullness, make you eat less at your next meal and help you lose fat.

Watermelon smoothie is so nutrient-rich, a great juice for fasting, cleansing, and weight loss.

Weight Loss Watermelon Smoothie Recipe

Watermelon is a healthy smoothie ingredient that is perfect for weight loss, being fit, and body-building.

This weight loss smoothie tastes best when it’s more like an easily drinkable juice, rather than a super thick smoothie.

How to Make Weight Loss Smoothie

To prepare any weight loss smoothie quickly, you need the following things.

  • Blender
  • Ice cubes
  • Low-fat milk
  • Fat-free yogurt
  • Artificial sweetener

How to Make Weight Loss Watermelon Smoothie

This watermelon weight loss smoothie recipe is a deliciously refreshing 2-ingredient smoothie.

It’s great for breakfast, or as a post-workout snack. It is also hydrating and invigorating.

Watermelon and lime flavors blend beautifully, with one flavor simply enhancing the other.

Ingredients

  • 6½ cups (1 kg) watermelon (cubed)
  • 2 limes (juiced)

Instructions

  • Firstly, remove the chilled watermelon from the fridge, chop into cubes and add to the blender jug.
  • After that, squeeze the limes and add the juice to the blender jug.
  • Lastly, blend well and then strain (whether seedless or not) to remove the rough seeds so that you’re left with a smooth drink.

Serve immediately and enjoy!

Notes

* Chilled watermelon needs to use ice. However, add some ice if not chilled earlier, this drink needs to be served cold.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 Smoothie (of 2)
  • Calories: 170
  • Sugar: 32.1 g
  • Fat: 0.9 g
  • Carbohydrates: 44.8 g
  • Fiber: 3.9 g
  • Protein: 3.5 g

Watermelon Smoothie Nutrition and Health Benefits

Even though watermelons are low in most vitamins and minerals, they are a good source of beta-carotene and vitamin C.

Red fleshes Watermelons have more lycopene than tomatoes, which is a nutrient thought to protect against prostate cancer.

Watermelons contain two fascinating nutrients which are found in abundance mainly in the edible rind, citrulline, and arginine.

Citrulline has been shown to boost immune system, heart health, and helps with weight loss and type 2 Diabetes.

Arginine removes toxins from the body, boosts nitric oxide which helps relax blood vessels and can treat and prevent erectile dysfunction (more).

On the other hand, the health benefits of lime are numerous and include weight loss, improved digestion, enhanced immunity, reduced respiratory disorders, and relief from constipation.

Lime is also used in the treatment of peptic ulcer, piles, scurvy, gout, and gums.

Lastly, it also aids in skin care, hair care, and eye care and may help lower the risk of developing cancer.

Top 3 Watermelon Smoothies You Will Love:

Watermelon-Banana Smoothie

  • 2 cups seedless watermelon
  • 1 whole banana
  • 2 cups fresh baby spinach (or other leafy green)
  • ½ cup water if needed

Calories: 223 | Fat: 0.4 g (grams) | Protein: 4.4 g | Carbs: 45.6 g | Calcium: 10% | Vitamin A: 99% | Vitamin C: 81%

Refreshing Watermelon-Mint Green Smoothie Recipe with Parsley

  • Two cups watermelon
  • 11 fresh mint leaves
  • 1 cup whole strawberries
  • 1 cup fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley

Calories: 160 | Fat: 1g | Protein: 5 g | Carbs: 38 g | Calcium: 11% | Iron: 5.1 mg | Vitamin A: 228% | Vitamin C: 211% RDA

Watermelon-Apple Smoothie

  • 2 cups seedless watermelon
  • 1 apple
  • One pear
  • 2 cups fresh baby spinach (or other leafy green)
  • ½ cup water if needed

Calories: 270 | Fat: 0.4 g (grams) | Protein: 3.9 g | Carbs: 59.3 g | Calcium: 11% | Vitamin A: 99% | Vitamin C: 84%

Stay Vibrant, Happy, And Healthy!

Weight Loss Watermelon Smoothie
Weight Loss Watermelon Smoothie

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