Making sure you are getting the right nutrients into your daily diet can be tricky at the best of times. But smoothies are a perfect way of packing in the required minerals that your body craves when you are on the go or short on time.

This is even more important for cyclists who can weaken their immune system through constant mileage out on the bike – especially in bad weather.

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Therefore this antioxidant smoothie that is bulging with fruit and vegetables is the perfect remedy to fight off any illnesses that you may succumb to.

• 1 cup of spinach
• 1 banana
• 1 cup of blueberries
• ½ cup of mangoes
• A dash of cinnamon
• 1 ½ cups unsweetened almond milk

Blend for 30 seconds or until desired consistency is achieved. This recipe can also be doubled up if you require larger portion sizes.