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Drink Your Fruits And Vegetables



I was on a five week plateau and tried everything to shake it off. It wasn't until I focused on nutrition, that the scale started to move. I met with a nutritionist and learned that the most efficient way to boost the nutrients is through drinking a smoothie every morning. After two weeks, I lost an additional 4.5 pounds!

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Type the word smoothie into the SP search engine for amazing recipes and tips from other SP members. I use berries, spinach or kale, flax meal and other ingredients for mine.

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  • Funny~Just finished drinking a Monster 'green drink' .... loaded w/ veggies! I do this often, & find a drink in the afternoon that 'flushes' .... like making my own V-8 juice helps! ......... tks for sharing! ... - by 2BDYNAMIC
    Good job, but make sure to include as much of the fiber as possible. - by DANDYLINES
  • I think I am going to try the smoothies suggestion and the napping or going to sleep in the afternoons, I need the rest I seem to have a touch if insomnia I think this will help me in many ways. Thank you for the feedback. I was drinking smoothies at one time and I lost 35 pounds in no time. But it was my fault I gave up and ended gaining all the weight back and more, and here I am. - by JDAV205
    I recently watched the "Weight of the Nation" series of documentaries produced by HBO. This "insight" is from one of the documentaries - apparently the body doesn't recognize liquid calories as calories, just fluid intake. Thus drinking your calories can damage your weight loss efforts. - by SASSYBRUN
    Just started juicing again !! - by RACEWELLWON
  • Interesting. Many people are afraid to drink fruits and vegetables because they think that they are gaining. But it makes sense, juice might pump the nutrients right into the blood stream. - by HELLODOLLY2012
  • Interesting. Many people are afraid to drink fruits and vegetables because they think that they are gaining. - by HELLODOLLY2012
  • that is so interesting - I always thought of smoothies as dense calories, and tried to stay away. Congratulations on getting the scale to move again! Good call to meet with a real nutritionalist. - by KARENBOSS

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