Greenie goodness

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So a couple of weeks ago I wrote a post about a berry smoothie. Now I want to write about a green smoothie.

What are the benefits of a green smoothie once you get past the colour?

Dr Joanna McMillan is a PhD qualified nutrition scientist, accredited practicing dietitian and former fitness instructor. She said that some of the commercial ones “are glorified fruit juices, served in enormous portions with only a little spinach to make them green.” However, if you make them at home instead and “make them with at least 70 per cent veggies, a little fruit and whatever other ingredients you want to add…then you have a fabulous nutrient rich drink”. (Source: Isyour go-to green smoothie doing you any good? A nutritionist explains.)

Full of fiber, which lowers cholesterol and glucose levels, keeps you feeling fuller for longer and regulates your body’s cleansing processes. It is…

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