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10 Delicious Smoothies for Diabetics

diabetic smoothies

Are smoothies OK for diabetics? The answer is yes, as long as you take a bit of care with your ingredients and monitor the amount of carbohydrates and sugar. ¬†Smoothies are a great way to get in multiple servings of fruits and vegetables, along with many essential nutrients. The key for diabetics is to monitor the amount of carbs and ... Read More »

Strong Bones High Calcium Smoothie

high calcium smoothies

The Strong Bones Smoothie is high in calcium and other nutrients that are important for bone health. This smoothie contains over 700mg of calcium which comes from milk, Greek yogurt, and sesame seeds. Bananas, oranges, and strawberries are fruits that contain not only calcium, but also potassium and vitamin C which are needed for bone health. Collard greens contain calcium, ... Read More »

Low-Sugar Strawberry Smoothie

low sugar strawberry smoothie recipe

The Low-Sugar Strawberry Smoothie contains less than 10 grams of natural sugar in one smoothie. This low amount of sugar and addition of complex carbohydrates from cooked oats is perfect for someone with diabetes who is trying to stabilize their blood sugar. Stevia is used as a natural sweetener that comes from the stevia plant. Chia seeds are added to ... Read More »

Energizing Nutribullet Smoothie

kale avocado grapefruit smoothie

Yogurt is a good source of B vitamins which are helpful in keeping our bodies energized. So what other ingredients in this smoothie that helps keep you energized? Pumpkin seeds, nuts, kale and grapefruit. This energizing smoothie recipe includes high-quality proteins to help you last longer during strenuous activities, with some citrus zing to keep you feeling active. This smoothie ... Read More »

Post Workout Melon Berry Smoothie with Electrolytes and Vitamin C

post workout melon and berry smoothie

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone and should not be taken as medical advice. #HealthyAndHydrated #CollectiveBias Summer is here and that always makes workouts more challenging. I am a long distance runner, and this summer my training involves many long runs in the heat in preparation for fall marathons ... Read More »

Lemon Berry Sorrel Nutribullet Smoothie

lemon berry avocado smoothie

How about adding a unique ingredient to your Nutribullet blast? Sorrel is an herb with a lemony taste perfect for flavoring and garnishing. It is also rich in vitamins and minerals such as¬† oligomeric and polymeric proanthocyanidins and flavonoids. These compounds are also thought to help reduce and relieve cold sores and blisters. This recipe added lemons and berries for ... Read More »

Nutty Goji Berry and Chard Smoothie

goji berry smoothie

Swiss Chard is not only rich in vitamins and minerals but also contains Syringic acid which is a unique flavonoid that has the capability of stabilizing blood sugars by inhibiting the alpha-glucosidase enzyme. Just one serving of this smoothie and you reap the benefits of more than a 100% of the daily values of the following vitamins and minerals: vit ... Read More »

Fruity Kale Smoothie

kale green smoothie

Kale is a healthy vegetable commonly used for weight loss and slimming diets. But aside from that, it also offers other health benefits. Kale is filled with dietary fiber good for detoxifying the body. It also contains organosulfur which helps combat colon cancer. Some call it the healthiest vegetable around. Kale can be bitter in smoothies, to help with that, ... Read More »