Posts tagged antioxidants
What makes a healthy smoothie? (Recipes inside)

What I love about smoothies is they are cold & refreshing (so perfect for hot days), and if made right they can be packed with essential fiber and nutrients. The nutrients get absorbed into the blood stream quicker than solid food, making them perfect post-workout fuel. But the key word with smoothies is making them RIGHT. Many popular pre-made smoothies can have more sugar than a candy bar, and with little fiber. NOT GOOD! So what are the key components of a healthy smoothie? 

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Nutrition’s Role in Detoxification: Not just another “fad diet”

The word “detox” is one that has generated a lot of controversy over the years due to many scientifically unsound “fads” that have been promoted by the media. While these diets do succeed in eliminating processed “junk foods” and may induce short term weight loss, they often deprive the body of vital nutrients necessary for proper detoxification and are not recommended by most Registered Dietitians or other health professionals.

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