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Why You Should Avoid Commercial Smoothies

About those Over-the-Counter Smoothies Fruit smoothies have become quite popular in a health-conscious society. Whether it’s a specialty smoothies shop, a fast food restaurant or even your local gas and convenience store, you can easily pick up a smoothie on the go. But should you? Summer is coming and sure, they’re fruity, they’re cold, and […]

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Why You Should Add Nuts to Your Smoothie

Almost every nut provides valuable and necessary nutritional benefits. And eating nuts in addition to drinking healthy smoothies and eating sensible diet can be good for your heart because nuts are very high in monounsaturated fats. (Most of the fat that you eat should come from unsaturated sources: polyunsaturated fats and monounsaturated fats. In general, […]

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Choosing the Best Milk for Your Smoothies

Which Milk Option is Best for Smoothie Recipes You can make a great smoothie with fruit juice or water as a base but milk can be a great nutritional additive.  As people age, they need for the nutritional benefit of milk increases.  This is particularly true for women who need the protein, calcium and potassium […]

Paleo Smoothies

3 Easy Paleo Smoothie Recipes for Weight Loss

Paleo, or Paleolithic diets have become increasingly popular especially for weight loss. The basic premise is that human bodies have not sufficiently adapted to eating foods that weren’t available some 10,000 years ago. More than 70% of food available today was not available in Paleolitic times. It’s no secret that humans, Americans in particular, consume […]

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Why Green Smoothies are so Good for Good Health

It seems as if every day there’s a new weight loss fad guaranteeing to help you lose weight and keep it off.  But these usually lead to disappointment and the weight just won’t go away. Green smoothies may sound like a fad, but actually they’ve been around since 1988 when Dr. Ann Wigmore created what […]

Heart Healthy Foods

12 Heart Healthy Foods for Smoothies to Decrease Your Risk Of Heart Disease

The number one leading cause of death in the United States is heart disease.  This silent killer can affect people of all ages, backgrounds, and ethnicities.  In fact, approximately 600,000 people die from heart disease every year.  Smoking, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol all lead to heart disease in many people.  It also has […]

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Great Smoothie Recipes for After your Run or Workout

You’ve finished a great run.  You’re tired and sweaty.  Chances are you’re not ready to dive into a heavy meal and all you really want is a cold beer and a hot shower.  But you know that what you need to do is refuel your body.  One of the best and easiest ways to do […]

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