Get an ad-free experience with special benefits, and directly support Reddit. HFCS has a mix of fructose and glucose (where regular corn syrup would have just glucose), similar to honey. 1) No dietary activism for or against any diet - (see the rules post for more details on this rule) Diet wars are NOT welcome in this subreddit. I appreciate the different perspectives. [–]artseasteph 1 point2 points3 points 1 year ago (0 children). This is stated in the article above. (I see that OP has single-serve one, which tends to be not as powerful as full-size one). The thing about straight fruit smoothies is that it's all sugar, with little of the nutritional value that you get from veggies, which absolutely NEED to be a staple of your diet, no matter what kind of diet you're doing. [–]Mozie23 45 points46 points47 points 5 years ago (0 children). [–]Adolf_ 0 points1 point2 points 5 years ago (0 children). If someone (e.g. Same reason. I've been learning to cook the past couple of years so that's not really an issue anymore. [–]ttrockwood 1 point2 points3 points 1 year ago (3 children). 6) All links must be direct links - Only submit links using the direct URL (no URL shorteners). Thats it. If a smoothie is the difference between consuming some fruits and vegetables or not then it is doubtless a step in the right direction; however, eating whole foods remains the gold standard. I ran out of bananas today so instead i used a kiwi. A really healthy smoothie with lots of greens and nuts like kale and almonds will be better for you but not as tasty. 7) No posts from brand new or negative karma accounts - Brand new accounts will not be able to make new posts in this subreddit. [–][deleted] 3 points4 points5 points 1 year ago (4 children). I'd eventually get to the point of putting stuff like kale in them but not initially. The negative health benefits arent necessarly related to the fruit or vegetable themselfs, but more from an appetite standpoint and mindset you get from running off carbs. Smoothies with berries can be healthy. What are the easiest vegetables to digest on your gi system? I'm not sure what you've been to school for, but I know the scientific aspect to these foods. [–]puretopaz 0 points1 point2 points 5 years ago (2 children). all the rest you're right, though. It's half a bunch of kale or spinach or both and half a cup of blueberries. | FAQs | Mods | Magic Words, [–][deleted] -2 points-1 points0 points 5 years ago (6 children). [–]Oh_LovelyAllisonMS Nutritionist & Clinical Nutritionist 1 point2 points3 points 5 years ago (1 child). But spinach seems ok. If you're like me who hates veggies, then smoothie would be the way to go. what should i change? [+][deleted] comment score below threshold-16 points-15 points-14 points 1 year ago (0 children), Just invest in a blender😒 don't be stingy 😑 for the 4 years you're going to live there, you're going to get your money back. Well natural sugars benefit you in a way that cane sugar and others don't. US companies which produce nectars include California based Kern's. [–][deleted] 0 points1 point2 points 5 years ago (1 child), [–]DaB0mb0 0 points1 point2 points 5 years ago (0 children). [–]Oh_LovelyAllisonMS Nutritionist & Clinical Nutritionist 0 points1 point2 points 5 years ago (0 children). Being a diet fan is fine. As long as I put more fruit then total vegetables, and more good vegetables than nasty vegetables, I always have a great tasting smoothie. If you like a shake, have one, but if you feel good without eating, that's fine, too. Keeps me full for a while and isnt as bad for me as something like yoplait. [–]Oh_LovelyAllisonMS Nutritionist & Clinical Nutritionist 3 points4 points5 points 5 years ago (11 children). This can be an excellent way of making vegetable smoothies taste good, while not overloading a fruit smoothie with too much sugar. Keto has me not craving food at all, I am never hungry, this makes sticking to my calories and macros very easy. [–]Astro_nauts_mum 2 points3 points4 points 1 year ago (0 children). I would try and get some protein in there as well. [–]ASlowBee 1 point2 points3 points 5 years ago (0 children). [–]willdabeast99[S] 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (0 children). Keto is also one of the best diets to use if you are looking to cut body fat and maintain muscle. Some smoothies, especially the ones you make at home from whole fruits and vegetables, are high in vitamins, minerals, and many other beneficial nutrients. Thank you! REDDIT and the ALIEN Logo are registered trademarks of reddit inc. π Rendered by PID 31158 on r2-app-04e852913f66c2238 at 2020-12-26 23:31:15.536912+00:00 running 6abf2be country code: US. These two different smoothies are a healthy way to start your day. For overnight oats.. soak in milk overnight + heat in the morning. Cows milk is a much better source of protein. Sometimes I add apple slices, sometimes I add berries. Except much healthier for you. On top of whatever fruits you use, celery, cucumber, carrots, spinach, and kale have always served to be a great combination for me. I also use Almond Milk, but sadly it is a poor source of protein (I wish that it wasnt). Before posting, please read the subreddit rules, check the FAQ, and search for other posts on the topic. This is actually a change of habit for me since im usually one to skip breakfast all together, and when I did have time, it was usually cereal. You would prefer that I down vote than that I dispute in a comment? Having a good blender is the most important thing when making a good green/healthy smoothie, the texture of uncooked veggie chunks is unsettling for me. And is my current recipe just sugar?!? Its the "Hamilton Beach Stay or Go Blender." [–]chulbert 4 points5 points6 points 5 years ago (2 children), [–]BrotherBringTheSun 1 point2 points3 points 5 years ago (1 child). I know green smoothie consumers who put all the vegetables or fruits they eat for their entire day into the smoothie. Why I love Daily Harvest: Taste: I believe healthy food should taste GOOD… and all of Daily Harvest’s products are simply delicious.. Without the smoothie, they likely won’t consume any fruits or vegetables. When someone has a disease then obviously the advice given by the nutritionist/dietitian changes. Next time can you please just down vote my advice and move on? Since you've met your recommended fruit intake through breakfast I do not recommend eating anymore fruits throughout the day, so stick to vegetables with your other meals. How much of the strawberries, kiwi, banana, and mango nectar are in your smoothie? This is the kind of thing I'm interested in. Sugar and carbs in general are associated with negative health effects. Here's what you should use. You may select your user flair to indicate your level of expertise/education pertaining to nutrition. THANKS !! Reddit. If you want unlimited sources please visit r/keto or r/ketogains. I hope that this information I have provided is helpful. Whats not to like about smoothies? [–]cheesecrystal 2 points3 points4 points 5 years ago (0 children). It helps me to view the different perspectives from another angle., [–]blonderson 1 point2 points3 points 5 years ago (0 children). Thank you! They’re also a clever way to get your fruit and vegetable servings, take the edge off hunger, and sate a frozen-dessert craving without the guilt. [–]Oh_LovelyAllisonMS Nutritionist & Clinical Nutritionist 0 points1 point2 points 5 years ago (2 children). I don't know what you are talking about when you speak of an appetite or mindset. You really can’t taste it when adding in fresh baby spinach- you can add a lot of it too and seriously tastes like berries still. Here is a quote from an article I found to back this up, "fructose occurs naturally, for example, in fruits, vegetables and their juices and honey. What veggies did you begin with in your smoothies to get you used to it? Flair Request Post Smoothies can be bad or good depending on what you put in them. This is my opinion, but I also do keto, so I am little biased when it comes to carbs and the health benefits. I also use unsweetened almond milk cause usually the banana is already too sweet, [–]artseasteph 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (0 children). [–]willdabeast99[S] 2 points3 points4 points 1 year ago (4 children). [–][deleted] 0 points1 point2 points 5 years ago (0 children). Green smoothies are good sources of … Yeah that's very high sugar. I definitely need to put more spinach in mine at home. Bananas help a lot for it to be not gross. If OP has weaker one, putting so much veggies may break it. Theyre refreshingly cool, come in fun, fruity flavors, and are served with a straw. What I meant by sugar content is that pretty much every resource I've looked at online says that the reason smoothies would be bad is due to sugar content. [–][deleted] 1 point2 points3 points 5 years ago (0 children). For an additional kick, I also use lime/lemon juice, ginger, oats, chia seeds, and flaxseed. It’s this the right place to ask for advice on proper food storage? Anyways, as for fruit (whether it's frozen or fresh) they both have the same benefits. What is the main reason for mass obesity in the United States? I believe Baby spinach tends to be more tender than Kale, but I may be wrong. It's just important to realize how much you're consuming. While it has slightly more calories for a 20-oz portion than the ones listed above (278 calories), it definitely packs the most nutrients. The answer is to balance both. Your current recipe is a lot of sugar. Making these small changes will increase the nutrients, reduce the carbs and will add protein that will make you feel full longer.