Serving Size: Before even looking at the actual ingredients of what is blended up, consider how much food was actually liquified... is this a snack or a meal? Would you ever sit down to eat a banana, a handful of berries, a cup or so of fruit juice, a giant bunch of kale, a few slices of mango or pineapple, a dozen grapes, a big gob of nut-butter, a spoonful of honey, half an avocado, part of a cucumber, chia seeds, flax seeds, goji berries, and a scoop of enhancers or powder? (Okay, maybe not all in one smoothie, but hopefully you get the point!). Depending on how you balance the contents of your smoothie, it could be a meal replacement or an unknowingly huge snack! Additionally, blending foods breaks them down so they end up being easily digested. This can be good in the sense that it's already 'chewed' and puts less stress on your body, but it also means you might digest very quickly and be hungry again soon (despite having a huge serving size).
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