Are fruit smoothies healthy for weight loss?

Are fruit smoothies healthy for weight loss? Topic: Are fruit smoothies healthy for weight loss?
September 23, 2019 / By Angeline
Question: My aunt and uncle like to make fruit smoothies and I love having a variety of clean foods in my diet so i wanted to try it out. The smoothie was made from one medium sized banana, about a cup and a half of mixed berries and one scoop of whey protein and some water to make it liquidy. I thought this made an amazing meal replacement/snack. So are they healthy for weight loss?
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Willard Willard | 2 days ago
they are basically sugar, so not the best thing for a diet, but what matters is your overall calorie intake. one poor selection does not make a diet a failure.
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Willard Originally Answered: Healthy diet fruit smoothies recipes?
if you dont work out a lot and exercise protien and whey powder will actually make you put on weight. a good smmothie that i have all the time is : 1 banana 1/2 cup of blueberries 1 cup almond milk or cow milk 1 tablesppon of peanut butter or almond butter 1 teaspoon of cinnamon or cocoa powder blend until smooth and enjoy with a low fat low sugar granola or a piece of toast for a rounded breakfast.

Seamour Seamour
Find an alternative stress-reliever. When you’ve had an unsatisfactory day, don’t reach for the doughnuts – find a new coping mechanism that works available for you, not against you. Listening for a favourite album, looking at household pics on Facebook, or just getting out of our home for a walk will help you to focus on the positives.
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Ned Ned
strap a parachute to your back and spend 30 minutes skydiving over the volcanoes in tongariro national park new zealand
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Kevyn Kevyn
combine your resistance training with short bursts of high intensity cardio to increase your post workout calorie burn
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Kevyn Originally Answered: Is a diet of smoothies and almonds healthy?
I never recommend any diet that limits food variety. You need the whole food pyramid for a properly balanced diet. Plus you get bored, then when you have a "treat" there is a tendency to go overboard. With that disclaimer in place, here is a good balance of nutrients by percent of total calories: 45% to 65% carbs, 10% to 35% protein, and 20% to 35% fat (no more than 10% saturated fat and little or no trans fat). 1200 calories per day for healthy weight loss, 1500-1800 per day for weight maintenance (depending on activity level). You diet may be low on the fats, especially of you are using fat-free dairy in the smoothies. If you don't have enough fat in your diet, your body goes into a "famine mode" and starts consuming muscle tissue instead. This is because fat is needed for the proper operation of your nervous system, so your body conserves it. Reducing saturated fats is a good idea, but don't avoid all fats. Also, you may be low on insoluble fiber. The fiber in fruits and veggies are soluble, you need whole grains (bran) for insoluble fiber. All in all, this is healthy. You may need a few educated tweaks. Good luck in college, and remember, beer has a ton of empty calories!

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