50 Clean Eating Smoothies

A roundup of our favorite clean eating smoothie recipes.

50 Clean Eating Smoothies

If you’re looking to switch up your diet and start eating clean, smoothies are an amazing option. Have these smoothies for breakfast, lunch, snack time, or dinner to reap a string of essential nutrients. From sweet to sour to warm and salty smoothies, there’s no doubt you’ll find a fitting recipe to fulfill your cravings. Blend away!

Watch: Simple Smoothie Recipes


The 28-Day Shrink Your Stomach Challenge Avocado Smoothie

This sweet, rich, and filling smoothie will shed those extra inches off your waist. Full of monounsaturated fatty acids (good fats), this avocado-based smoothie also helps banish the bloat. Get the recipe here.

Watch: Lose Weight on the Day-Off Diet with MUFAs

Q: I end up overeating because it makes me feel better and I never really get full. I'd like to lose weight but this makes it hard. Any suggestions?

A: Being persistently hungry can cause big trouble. So can overeating for comfort/pleasure. These two behaviors, say researchers from Baylor University's Children's Nutrition Research Center, are controlled deep within your brain by serotonin-producing neurons, but operate separately from each other — one in the hypothalamus, the other in the midbrain. They both can, however, end up fueling poor nutritional choices and obesity.

Eating for Hunger

When hunger is your motive for eating, the question is: "Does your body know when you've had enough?" Well, if you are overweight, obese or have diabetes you may develop leptin resistance and your "I am full" hormone, leptin, can't do its job. The hormone's signal to your hypothalamus is dampened, and you keep eating.

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