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When overweight the health problems increase. It is easier to gain weight rather than losing weight. But don’t despair with these tasty smoothies you can easily lose weight. Here are five recipes that can help you lose weight, the only thing is to drink them first thing in the mornings so that they can help start your metabolism.

All you need is to add flaxseed so that you increase the level of fiber. The fibers help remove excess waste and with it help lose weight. The proteins in them help maintain lean muscle mass. These are simple smoothies, easy to make and not expensive. Any of these recipes can be made with the ingredients in the blender until you get smooth consistency. Remember to make it fresh.

1.Banana – Orange smoothie

Ingredients:

1 banana

1 orange

2 tbsp crushed almonds

2 tbsp ground flax seeds

2 fresh or dried figs

1/3 cup of water

2.Raspberry – Apple smoothie

Ingredients:

1 cup raspberries

1 apple ( peeled if not organic)

1 banana

½ lemon

1 tbsp ground flax seeds

banana-rasberry-smoothie3.Kiwi- Banana Smoothie

Ingredients:

2 kiwi fruits

1 banana

½ apple

1 orange

1 tbsp ground flax seed

1 tbsp ground hazelnuts

4.Spinach – Flax Smoothie

Ingredients:

½ cup vanilla yogurt

1 cup milk

1 tbsp natural peanut butter

2 cups spinach

1 frozen banana

3 strawberries

1 teaspoon flax seed

5.Neapolitan

Ingredients:

¾ cup low-fat chocolate milk

½ cup low-fat vanilla yogurt

¾ cup sliced strawberries

1 teaspoon ground flax seed

1 scoop vanilla or chocolate whey-protein powder

3 ice cubes