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Learn how to maximize the nutrients and minimize the calories in your smoothies below. Infographic on HealthHub from Cleveland Clinic

5 Ways to Make a Super Healthy Smoothie (Infographic)

Get the right blend of nutrients and flavors

Smoothies seem super healthy. How can you go wrong with so many fresh ingredients? But your smoothie may not be all that nutritious. Fruit and juice are high in calories, and ice has no nutritional value. Learn how to maximize the nutrients and minimize the calories in your smoothies below.

5 Ways to Build a Super Healthy Smoothie

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  • Kelly

    try fresh apricots in smoothies too.

  • Dehlia Lopez

    Thanks Ms. Jeffers! I have lost at least 11 – 15 lbs eating basic. My smoothies start with 1 cup of Mocha Mix alternate days, and 1 cup of water, 1/2 cup of frozen strawberries, blue berries, and raspberries mixed fruit, a handful of baby organic spinach, small container of greek yougart, 8 baby carrots, capful of apple cidar vinegar and a sprinkle of hot pepper flakes three days a week; the other days…plain
    Oatmeal, 1/2 cup of frozen strawberries, blue berries, raspberry mixed fruit, and turkey frozen patty with hot tea. It has worked for me. I on occasion will use frozen strawberries, apricots, and banana mix in ooties and Oatmeal

    • http://greencoffeetoday.net/ Jessie

      Wow, this sounds like a great smoothie for sure! I never thought of adding my apple cider vinegar into my smoothies :)

  • Natascha

    My favorite smoothie I make of milk, Banana, oat flakes and curd as a natural protein source. I prepare it very often as a breakfast before the children go to school, because they are not so hungry in the morning but this “sweet” smoothie they love especially with a straw ;) – so they get their healthy first breakfast. :)