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Studies have shown this applies to hearing loss as well.

These smoothies were created to be ear- friendly and delicious.

THE LOW- CAL LISTENER

Watch your waistline!
A 2010 study on mice concluded that calorie restriction could help delay age-related hearing loss. Try this low-cal smoothie for slimming treats.

8 oz water
1 cup Kale
4 cucumber slices
½ cup blueberries
4 medium strawberries
3-5 grapes
Juice from ½ lemon
¾ cup almond milk

The Folate Frenzy

A 2010 study showed that people with age-related hearing loss often had low levels of folate. Here’s a folate-rich smoothie to help your thirst-and your ears!

8 oz water
4 oz orange juice
4 oz Almond milk
1 mango (skin left on)
2 handfuls of spinach
1 celery stalk
½ cup of blackberries
½ cup cantaloupe

The Magnesium Mixer

A study of 300 military recruits found daily magnesium supplements helped protect the ear from noise-induced damage. Try this magnesium – rich smoothie to support protecting your ears.

8 oz water
1 banana
2 handfuls of spinach
½ an avocado
1 Tablespoon sesame seed
1 small handful of almonds
2 Tablespoons plain yogurt
3 medium strawberries
½ cup blueberries
1 Tablespoon honey or guava
½ cup orange juice
½ cup almond milk

The Antioxidant Audiophile

Antioxidants have been proven to have a host of benefits-the most recent one being improving hearing. Here’s an anti-oxidant rich smoothie for your ears.

1 medium sweet potato
(boiled 30-35 minutes, skinned)
1 handful kale
1 small-medium carrot
1 small sweet red pepper
1 cup cantaloupe
2/3 cup orange juice
1/3 cup almond milk
1 small handful of almonds
1 teaspoon honey