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Teens tend to be tired and stressed out from their hectic lives, and they don't often take the time to refuel with nutritious food. To keep them healthy, teens need superfoods that can be eaten in quick and easy ways that adapt to their busy lifestyle. A green dragon smoothie is a perfect way for teens to get a boost of antioxidants while on the go. This is our favorite smoothie, which gets "Super Yums" from toddlers to teens.

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GREEN DRAGON SMOOTHIE
½ cup green grapes
1 medium orange, peeled
½ banana, peeled
1/2 slice lime with the rind
1-inch slice of pineapple with the core
1 cup of ice
¼-inch chunk of fresh ginger, peeled
1-2 cups of baby spinach, packed (more if you can fit it in your blender!)

DIRECTIONS
Place all ingredients in the blender in the order listed. Blend until smooth. Sip away and don't forget to give yourself a green dragon mustache!

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Get kid-friendly superfood recipes at doctoryum.org.

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For new and expectant mothers in the Fredericksburg area, Postpartum Support Virginia stands as the help and support for women and their families who are experiencing postpartum depression. Founded in 2009 by Adrienne Griffen, Postpartum Support Virginia offers one-on-one support, free peer-led groups, a robust site of information including screening and diagnosis overviews, fact sheets, and training sessions.

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