Sugar Smoothies to Super Smoothies

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Posted on 17th April 2014 by admin in Super Health

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Orange Juice, Mango, Bananas, Electrolyte Mix, Turbinado, Honey

These are the ingredients in a “Stay Healthy” smoothie from a nationwide smoothie outlet that you would recognize.  While their brightly-lit menu board proudly displays these wholesome, all-natural, healthy ingredients, you must dig further to uncover the astonishing nutritional facts.  This “small” size (20 ounce) smoothie packs 465 calories, a stunning 108 grams of sugar, and just 1 gram of protein.  This is over 25 teaspoons of sugar, or the sugar in 2 ½ conventional soft drinks.  And these nutritional facts are the rule, not the exception for other smoothies marketed to “get energy”, “shape up”, or “trim down”.

Today on LivingFuelTV, host KC Craichy teaches us how to modify conventional smoothie recipes, transforming them from sugar-laden treats into nutrient-rich super meals.  Click on the graphic below to watch.

Juice vs. Smoothie

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Posted on 14th February 2013 by admin in LivingFuelTV |Super Health

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Juicing fresh fruits and vegetables is a classic and enduring practice in the natural health community, while the smoothie craze is a relatively recent phenomenon.  So, which is best the best choice— juice or smoothie?  While both can contribute positively to you and your family’s good health, there are significant ‘red flags’ you must be aware of before selecting either of these two options.  LivingFuelTV host KC Craichy weighs in today on the pros and cons of each.  Pay particular attention to his practical tips on how to supercharge your juice or smoothie.

Click on the graphic below to watch and learn.

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