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Get your blender ready for these healthy fruit smoothie recipes you can make in minutes. Save on calories and leave out the sugar in this recipe for a delicious all-fruit smoothie. Moreover, you'll get a hefty dose of vitamin C and potassium, which is great for healthy bones and teeth. Blend a banana, peanut butter, and milk for a healthy breakfast you can easily take with you.

The fuzzy kiwi fruit may be small in size, but talk about a triple threat. It's loaded with vitamin C and antioxidants, which keep skin firm, promote healthy bones and teeth, and protect you from cancer and heart disease. Adding flaxseeds to you diet is a great way to increase your intake of omega-3s, which are associated with a lowered risk of heart disease, cancer, and depression. Chocolate for breakfast — why not?

This smoothie has chocolate soy milk to satisfy your sweet tooth and frozen berries to give you a healthy boost of antioxidants.

If you're fan of strawberry lemonade, you'll love it in smoothie form too. And all for just 89 calories! Use fresh apricots when they're in season for an extra-juicy fruit smoothie. So you will find that Coke and Pepsi have bought dozens [of fruit juice companies] around the globe. Launching Tropicana smoothies in , Pepsi's sales pitch was that the drink would help the nation to reach its five a day fruit and vegetable target.

However, Popkin says the five a day advice needs to change. Drink vegetable juice, he says, but not fruit juice. The entire literature shows that we feel full from drinking beverages like smoothies but it does not affect our overall food intake, whereas eating an orange does. So pulped-up smoothies do nothing good for us but do give us the same amount of sugar as four to six oranges or a large coke.

Nine years ago the two scientists had identified sugar-sweetened soft drinks, full of calories and consumed between meals, as a major cause of soaring obesity in developed countries. But they argue that as people change their drinking habits to avoid carbonated soft drinks, the potential damage from naturally occurring fructose in fruit juices and smoothies is being overlooked.

All sugars are equal in their bad effects, says Popkin — even those described on cereal snack bars sold in health food shops as containing "completely natural" sweeteners. It has created an overwhelming supply of apple juice concentrate. It is being used everywhere and it also gets around the sugar quotas that lots of countries have.

In a survey of sweeteners in US food products between and for a paper published in , Popkin and colleagues found that fruit juice concentrate was the fifth most common sugar overall and the second most common, after corn syrup, in soft drinks and in babies' formula milk. More studies need to be done before governments and health bodies around the world will take notice.

There are only two really good long-term trials — one in Singapore and one by Harvard, he says. Further evidence supporting the theory came last week from a study published by the British Medical Association.

Researchers from the UK, USA and Singapore found that, in large-scale studies involving nurses, people who ate whole fruit, especially blueberries, grapes and apples, were less likely to get type 2 diabetes, which is obesity-related, but those who drank fruit juice were at increased risk.

Most of the attention from those concerned about growing obesity levels among children is still on soft drinks with added sugar, such as colas and lemonade, which are consumed in enormous quantities. Fruit juices and smoothies are also included in the total.

We each drank British health campaigners are calling for a soft drinks tax in the UK. It has been backed by more than 60 organisations and the first children's commissioner, Al Aynsley-Green, gave his support.

Soft drinks companies recognise the role they have to play," it said. Companies were reducing the calorie content of their drinks. PepsiCo, it said, had only advertised the no added sugar variants of its soft drinks since

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