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beet smoothie

The Ultimate Beet & Berry Smoothie- A Hard-Hitting Blend of Nutrients and Flavor!

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There’s no quicker way to create a superfood masterpiece than pulling out the blender and making a morning smoothie! While “superfood” is not an official food label, the idea that certain ingredients are nutritionally more sound than others is completely legit. When you combine superfoods together, you get a quick blast of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and other nutrients.

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use bananas instead

Use Bananas Instead of Fat and Sugar

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Those of us with a sweet tooth often struggle to find alternatives that aren’t packed with artificial sweeteners such as sucralose, aka Splenda. This seemingly innocent powder in the yellow packet (and in cough medicines, cookies and more) decreases the good bacteria in your gut; inhibits the absorption of certain medications; releases toxins during baking; and affects your body’s response to insulin, according to new research review published in the Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part B: Critical Reviews.

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