Carolyn Gretton

The surprising reason your smoothie isn’t that nutritious

If you eat the right foods, you might assume you’re getting the nutrition you need for optimal health. But nutrient absorption can range from 10 to 90 percent. If you make this common smoothie mistake you’re missing out on a bio-active compound science is studying for prevention of cancer, heart disease and more…

Joyce Hollman

5 smoothie recipes to fuel a disease-free body

Here are five “go-to” smoothies that I’ve tried and enjoyed, in no particular order. They all contain a wealth of fruits and veggies and are geared to boosting nutrients that science says helps decrease your risk of a host of diseases…

Dr. Mark Wiley

Kick up your smoothie with super add-ins

It’s so important to start each day with the right mix of nutrients. You don’t need a heavy breakfast or even all the food groups, as long as your ‘meal’ is nutrient-dense. That’s easy to do with smoothies and shakes…

Dr. Mark Wiley

A “smoothie” way to jumpstart your day

I begin each day with an amazing green smoothie. It’s a great way to get your fruit and vegetable servings in, if like most of us, your day gets busy and you may not always eat as well as you should.

Kelley Martin

In the kitchen with Kelley: Raspberry-cherry smoothie

It happened again this morning: We all overslept. On days like this, I’m glad that we plan ahead just in case our morning is rushed. If you’re thinking to yourself that there’s no way to prepare a smoothie on a rushed morning, I’ll let you in on our secret…

Kelley Martin

In the kitchen with Kelley: Cantaloupe smoothie

Cantaloupes are an excellent source of vitamin A which is essential for healthy vision, and a good alternative source of vitamin C if you don’t tolerate citrus fruits well.