Strawberry Hemp Shake

Strawberry Hemp Shake Recipe

This smoothie recipe is from my new book Healing Smoothies for Breast Cancer, which is available in Kindle and iTunes formats.

Epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) is a major biologically active component of green tea.  Romanian researchers found that EGCG suppresses the growth, migration and invasion of human breast cancer cells by changing human breast cancer cell gene expression.

This blend has vivid berry color and flavor, is slightly sweet and has just hint of green tea.

  • 1/2 cup blueberry nectar
  • 1/2 cup green tea ice cubes
  • 1/2 cup wild blueberries
  • 1/2 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1/4 cup hulled hemp seed

Combine all ingredients in a high-power blender or food processor and blend until smooth. Drink immediately.

Serves 2

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

Calories 147    Fat 6   Carbs 18   Fiber 4   Protein 5

Braicu C, Gherman CD, Irimie A, Berindan-Neagoe I. (2013) Epigallocatechin-3-Gallate (EGCG) inhibits cell proliferation and migratory behavior of triple negative breast cancer cells.  Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology.

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