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Why Smoothies Aren't As Good For You As You Think

Why Smoothies Aren’t As Good For You As You Think

Smoothies aren't anything new; people were blending fruit and sugar together long before they jumped on the band wagon of reducing 3lbs of carrots into 2 cups of orange liquid. Just like juicing, however, we've been led to believe that consuming smoothies is good for our health and can aid us in our individual journeys...
  • READ NOW: The Green Girl's Guide to Improving Your Hospital Stay

    READ NOW: The Green Girl’s Guide to Improving Your Hospital Stay

    It took 23 years, but I finally landed in the hospital as an adult. I was completely unprepared for this. All I had in my possession were the sweats I trudged into the ER in, my wallet, and my cell phone. I was also logistically unprepared, which contributed to pain, frustration, and a slower healing...
    Weekend Reading: Should Environmentalists Have Kids?

    Weekend Reading: Should Environmentalists Have Kids?

    Hi readers, This weekend I was looking forward to just relaxing and enjoying the city when it empties out. But at the last minute I am flying down to North Carolina for a funeral. I’m taking my fiancĂ© with me, because I want him to see one of the places I’m from, where there’s a street...
    3 Delicious Smoothie Recipes Using Grass-Fed Protein

    3 Delicious Smoothie Recipes Using Grass-Fed Protein

    I love having a smoothie for breakfast. But I also like getting protein in there. It keeps me fuller longer, especially if I’m going to be running around the city all morning. When I discovered Source Organic Whey protein powder, I got excited. I’m a conscious carnivore, which means I only eat animal products when...
    The 4 Best NYC Smoothie Joints That Are Actually Healthy

    The 4 Best NYC Smoothie Joints That Are Actually Healthy

    Yeah, I know. Juicing is the most incredible invention ever–it will clear up your skin, detox your organs, make you lose weight, cure cancer and get you virginally impregnated with Krishna’s son. But I don’t like it! I like eating my kale and spinach instead of drinking it. (When did this become a radical stance?)...