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Are smoothies really so healthy? Here's how to make sure yours are

9/18/2014 - Smoothies are popular these days. We drink them as an alternative to unhealthy drinks or as a meal replacement. But are they really healthy? They can be. The question is: What's in your smoothie? At some smoothie stands, smoothies are made with 3 basic ingredients: frozen fruit, fruit juice,...

Green smoothies' effect on high performing people released in new documentary

3/24/2014 1:15:57 PM - One year ago next week, NaturalNews reported on Sergei Boutenko's endeavor to raise support for a documentary that would officially test, for the first time in history, the effect of regularly drinking fresh, organic, raw green smoothies on competitive, high-performance endurance athletes. Now NaturalNews...

Soft drink habit in disguise: Commercial fruit juice and smoothies cause more harm than good

9/20/2013 - We may think that we are giving health a good turn by opting for fruit juice or a smoothie instead of soda pop, but health advocates warn that this in not a sound choice. Linked with obesity and type 2 diabetes, these drinks are often a disease promoting agent in disguise. Masquerading behind a facade...

How to boost your nutrition intake and your health with smoothies

8/12/2013 - Depending on what you put in your smoothies, they can boost your daily nutrition and vitamin count considerably. Some smoothies contain foods loaded with health benefits, such as kale, flax and ingredients with omega-3 fatty acids that are highly recommended for good health. Boost your daily nutrition...

Six exotic smoothie recipes from around the world

5/17/2013 - As we pass through spring and go into summer, health oriented foodies can focus on smoothie delights for refreshingly healthy beverages. In case you're unfamiliar with making your own smoothies, you'll come to realize how easy it is if you have a decent blender that doesn't have to come apart for...

Green smoothies' performance effects are the subject of new Boutenko documentary

4/2/2013 - As advanced as high-performance athletic training has become in the technological era, what effect can green smoothies have on the performance of endurance athletes? Sergei Boutenko is currently setting out to test the results of adding a regular and substantial intake of green smoothies to the training...

The correct, easy way to make green smoothies for better health

4/1/2012 - During the 1960s and after, smoothies were presented as a healthy dairy alternative. They were made with milk, yogurt, or ice cream with some fruits and maybe even chocolate or peanut butter. These became popular as tasty items that offered the illusion of drinking something healthy. Though healthier...

Give your body a break - detox with these fun smoothie recipes

3/23/2012 - Spring time is upon us, and now is the time to get rid of excess body weight by doing a "spring cleaning" of sorts for your body. The perfect way to achieve this is to take a smoothie day once a week. These smoothies will help your body get rid of built up toxins, improve sluggish digestion and elimination...

Clear acne with green smoothies

7/18/2011 - While most acne solutions focus on surface treatments, truly clear skin comes from treating acne from the inside out. Like the rest of the body, the skin needs nourishment and nutrients in order to heal and cleanse itself. One of the most powerful foods for clearing acne is the green smoothie. This...

Green Smoothies - Make the diet transition today

7/12/2011 - A lot of people are realizing the importance of upgrading their diets, but sometimes it's the change part where people get a little stuck. If that's what is going on with you, why not start adding green smoothies to your diet as a first (or second) step in the right direction. Greens are important...

Smoothies verses juice - Join the battle to get your greens

2/27/2011 - Collards, kale, parsley - you can be sure anything green of the plant world is most likely going to benefit the body in extraordinary ways. Yet should we smoothie or should we juice? Now that is the question. It seems like some are standing strong in their corner for their quest to gain the largest...

Pack Your Nutrient Dense Smoothies with Chia Seeds

1/25/2010 - Years ago, we all saw the chia pets advertised on TV or on department store selves. Perhaps, you even have one of these sprout-covered clay sculptures sitting on your counter right now. But you might not know that the chia seeds that create that fluffy green afro are packed with amazing benefits for...

Spice Up Your Smoothies with Cinnamon Nutrition

1/24/2010 - Cinnamon nutrition has become very popular as a supplement in the USA. It is inexpensive, safe, and with proven health benefits. Most people who use cinnamon take cinnamon capsules. A more effective way to enjoy the health benefits of cinnamon nutrition, however, is to add the right kind of cinnamon...

Summary of Green for Life by Victoria Boutenko Now Available as Free Download from

10/11/2008 -, the downloadable health book summary service created by Mike Adams and Kevin Gianni, has just released its summary of the book Green for Life by Victoria Boutenko. The downloadable summary is available now at Green for Life is the best-selling...

Don't Drink Fruit Smoothies Made with Added Sugar, Warn Dentists

9/18/2008 - The head of the British Dental Health Foundation has warned that the high sugar content of some fruit smoothies, combined with acid from the fruits, can lead to serious tooth damage. According to a survey conducted by Oral B and the British Dental Health Foundation, 30 percent of the population believes...

Victoria Boutenko - How Green Smoothies Can Improve Overall Health

3/7/2008 - This is an excerpt from Victoria Boutenko's interview for the Raw Summit, a complete interview encyclopedia of cutting edge living and raw food knowledge. You can find the complete transcripts and audios at ( and ( . In this excerpt, Victoria...

Smoothies rise in popularity as consumers choose healthier beverages

10/5/2007 - The sales of smoothies in the United States have increased dramatically during the past five years, according to industry analysis company Mintel, and have now "become a part of the American landscape." Mintel cites the fact that smoothies are quick, nutritious and portable as a reason for their popularity...

Smoothies rise in popularity as consumers choose healthier beverages

3/6/2007 - The sales of smoothies have increased dramatically during the past five years, according to industry analysis company Mintel, and have now "become a part of the American landscape." Mintel cites the fact that smoothies are quick, nutritious and portable as the reasons for their popularity as an alternative...

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