Benefits of Yogurt Watermelon Honey Smoothie

 Benefits of Yogurt Watermelon Honey Smoothie

Yoghurt Watermelon Smoothie is a pink coloured, thick, tasteful, healthy drink. It is a curd based dairy shake. The bright pink colour, frothy texture and sweet aroma of the shake is appealing to anyone. It is a combination of the goodness of curd (Dahi) and watermelon.

Preparation of Yoghurt Watermelon Smoothieis very easy, it takes only 10 minutes to prepare.It can be served at anytime. It improves our appetite.

Anyone can prepare this tasteful recipe at any time in his/ her home. It requires only a few ingredients, which are readily available in our kitchen.

Yogurt Watermelon Honey Smoothie-watermelon

Ingredients used (For preparing 1 cup of shake)

  1. Watermelon (2 pieces)
  2. Yoghurt (half cup)
  3. Honey (I teaspoon)
  4. Black salt (a pinch)

How to prepare yogurt watermelon smoothie

  1. Remove the peel and seeds of the watermelon.
  2. Crush 2 pieces of watermelon in the household juicer.
  3. Add the required amounts of yogurt, honey and black salt.
  4. Mix well using a mixer.
  5. Now the smoothie is ready. Serve the freshly prepared smoothie is to be served as snacks.

Nutritive value of yogurt watermelon smoothie

100g of Yoghurt Watermelon Smoothie contains

  • 1.5 g protein
  • 1.9g fat
  • 7 g carbohydrate
  • 0.1g dietary fibre
  • 50.95 Kcal of energy
  • 72.8 mg of calcium,
  • 48.65 mg of phosphorus and
  • 4.08 g iron.
  • It is a good source of B vitamins, especially B1 and B6.
  • It provides a good amount of potassium and magnesium.
  • It a rich source of antioxidants like lycopene. (1)

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Health benefits of yogurt watermelon smoothie

  • This is a very low calorie, healthy shake which can be consumed by anyone. It can also be given to sick individuals.(2,3)
  • Watermelon contains 96% moisture whereas curd contains 89% moisture, so this shake help to hydrate our body.
  • This recipe is good for our kids as it contains lot of vitamins and minerals. Regular intake of this shake helps to improve our physical strength and immunity.
  • It is rich in antioxidants like carotenoids and lycopene.(4, 5)
  • It supplies a lot of probiotics which helps to maintain our gut health. It is good for the people who are suffering from hyper acidity and excess intestinal gas formation.
  • Daily intake of this smoothie helps to reduce blood pressure of the hypertensive individuals. (6)
  • This smoothie is a healthy choice of food for the obese and/ or overweight persons. It aids in weight loss. (7)
  • It is a good health drink for the Diabetes patients. This recipe help to maintain  normal blood sugar level. (8)
  • It helps to increase the blood levels of antioxidants. (9)
  • Since it is a good source of antioxidants, it helps to prevent cancers. (10)
  • It is useful for maintaining healthy skin and hair.

Bottom Line

Yoghurt Watermelon Smoothie is a healthy yoghurt-based shake. It is low calorie, low fat, low protein recipe which a rich in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. Regular intake of this smoothie is good for cardiac patients, diabetic individuals and aged persons. It is a good health  drink for kids.

Dr. Sagarika Chakraborty

Dr. Sagarika Chakraborty was awarded her doctorate in Food and Nutrition from University of Calcutta (C.U.) in 2017. She is an experienced Researcher, working in the field of Food Science for more than 12 years and published papers in international and national journal. She has also presented papers in national conferences.

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