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By PW Nutritionist Aleena Khusro

Gut health is a topic which nutrition professionals can’t seem to get enough of at the moment! Everyone seems to be discussing ways to improve gut health and flourish healthy bacteria.

But what are prebiotics and probiotics?

Probiotics are the ‘good bacteria’ in your gut! These can also be found in yoghurt or added to special blends, such as the one found in ‘The Slender Blend’.

Prebiotic foods are the fuel for these ‘good bacteria’ in your body! These are found in foods such as oats, bananas, apples etc. Consumption of these foods help to increase the number of healthy bacteria found in your gut.

Smoothies rich in probiotics and prebiotics great for maintain gut health and will help keep you full for hours! These smoothies are also great for boosting immune system function, improving mental health, lowering blood pressure and aiding in weight loss!

Kickstart your day or replace one of your meals with one of our favourite gut boosting smoothies…

Purple smoothie with berries

Tummy Tamer Smoothie


• 2 Scoops PW Vanilla Slender Blend
• 200ml unsweetened almond milk
• 1 cup frozen blueberries
• 1/4 cup rolled oats
• 1 inch grated ginger
• 1 cup ice

Nutritional Info
• Calories 285kcal
• Protein 16g
• Carbohydrate 20g
• Fat 7g

Caramel smoothie

Galactic Gut Smoothie


• 2 Scoops PW Salted Caramel Slender Blend
• 200ml unsweetened almond milk
• 1/2 large apple, chopped
• 1/2 cup 0% fat Greek yoghurt
• 1 tsp cinnamon
• 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
• 1 cup ice

Nutritional Info
• Calories 239kcal
• Protein 25g
• Carbohydrate 24g
• Fat 4g

Strawberry smoothie

Blissful Belly Smoothie

• 2 Scoops PW Strawberry Slender Blend
• 150ml unsweetened almond milk
• 1/2 banana
• 1/2 cup frozen strawberries
• 1 tsp flax seeds
• 1 cup ice

Nutritional Info
• Calories 211kcal
• Protein 15g
• Carbohydrate 22g
• Fat 6g

Green smoothie

Green Gut Smoothie

• 2 Scoops PW Banana Slender Blend
• 200ml unsweetened almond milk
• 1/2 frozen banana
• 1 handful spinach
• 1/4 avocado, chopped
• 1/2 tsp flax seeds
• 1 cup ice

Nutritional Info
• Calories 294kcal
• Protein 22g
• Carbohydrate 24g
• Fat 11g

Don’t forget to tag us @proteinworld in your recipe creations!