I love smoothies. They’re super convenient for an on the go meal or snack, and they taste great. You figure they would be pretty healthy since they’re filled with heathy fruits. But, lurking in that blend of fruit filled deliciousness lies a little monster called sugar. Yes, sugar in fruit is a little different because all the fiber, but, it’s generally the addition of sweet ingredients, like agave that are may make a smoothie an unhealthy choice. Even using all-natural ingredients, you may still end up consuming more calories than you desire. No need to worry, you can still enjoy delicious smoothies using these super simple tips.
Special thanks to:
Kea Schwarz, UNF Nutrition Student
Nancy Cohen RDN LDN
Feeding The Body Feeding The Soul
Nutritionist, Dietitian & Energy Worker