A Healthy Smoothie and Alcohol

In light of the recent article in Time Magazine that describes a, by all accounts, well-done study, should we think about adding booze to a healthy smoothie every now and then?  ”Why Do Heavy Drinkers Outlive Nondrinkers?” – http://bit.ly/bKcIvz I’m not one of those people who is an absolutist about many things. I like to have a drink at the end of a long day, and I have no problems with others who do the… Read Article →

Healthy Smoothie Blender Information

I’ll admit to being a blender snob. But even I won’t say that you have to go out and buy and expensive blender before you can start to see the benefits of drinking a healthy smoothie everyday. I made my whole first year of healthy smoothies with a cheap blender. Well two cheap blenders. Once the second one died I decided to upgrade. But by then I know I was… Read Article →

Make Healthy Smoothie Even Healthier

In addition to getting a week’s worth of green veggies in one sitting, you can also add two ingredients to your healthy smoothie to take it to the next level. Cinnamon I add a tablespoon or so of ground cinnamon to my smoothies. It tastes great and has a number of reported health benefits. But even if it did nothing for my health, it just makes the smoothie taste better. Research has sown that it can… Read Article →

Healthy Smoothie Popularity Is Growing

Probably nothing says more about how popular healthy smoothies have become than the fact that McDonald’s has now added two flavors of smoothies to their menu. They offer “Wild Berry” which is a blend of strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, and some other flavors and the always popular “Strawberry Banana”. The ingredients of these two new menu items are not as bad as you might suppose, but they are very typical of modern… Read Article →

Article on the Benefits of a Raw Healthy Smoothie

Interesting article in the Guardian about a couple who had great success using healthy smoothies and raw foods to lose weight, increase energy, and stay healthy.  Since they began changing their diet to include a healthy smoothie in the morning and raw foods when they can, they have both lost significant amounts of weight, and while both are over 60, neither is on any kind of medication. Their philosophy sounds… Read Article →

A Healthy Smoothie is a Raw Smoothie

A Healthy Smoothie has a Ton of Raw Fruits and Veggies There is a lot of talk about eating raw, whole food these days. Science aside, I don’t know of anyone who thinks that Americans should be eating more, cooked and processes food. Until recent years, raw food made up a large part of our diet. So my thinking is that anything that helps us get more raw food, especially… Read Article →

One Unexpected Healthy Smoothie Benefit

When I first started looking into ways to lose weight and improve my overall health, I read a LOT of crazy claims about healthy smoothies. I clearly remember one post on Green Smoothie Girl Robyn Openshaw’s blog about how a boyfriend’s kids made fun of her claim that drinking a raw green healthy smoothie every day would improve their vision. She fed them a great green raw smoothie and they ran out… Read Article →

Healthy Smoothie Lifestyle – So What is Health?

Obviously, when I talk about health, I’m talking about good health. And as someone with a science and engineering background, I’m interested in a definition of health that I can accurately measure. If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it. Before you start a big lifestyle change like adding a healthy smoothie to your diet or anything else, you need to find out where you are now. Otherwise, how… Read Article →

A Healthy Smoothie a Day, the Core of My Lifestyle Change

I’m not a health nut or a crunchy hippy type, but I really am interested in how adding a healthy smoothie or two to your diet can really help improve your overall health. I’ll explain why in a minute. As I started to read about raw food and healthy smoothies I noticed a lot of people with really interesting alternate lifestyle beliefs writing about healthy smoothies, and that’s great, I have no… Read Article →