Summary: Green smoothies are a hot topic right now, from the media to your best friend. There are many variations, and learning when to use the right variable makes the difference between a healthy drink and a sugary dessert.
By Dr. Robin Mayfield
You’ve enjoyed a fruit smoothie from time to time, either at home or at a smoothie bar, right? Tasted like dessert, pretty yummy. Fruit smoothies are just what they sound like — fruit blended with some type of liquid and ice — but what about “green smoothies”? Throwing vegetables into your smoothie is enough to qualify it as “green,” but how healthy is it really? Here are some frequently asked questions about green smoothies, as well as a sample recipe to get you started. Bottom’s up!