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Healthy Smoothies - A Tasty Tool for Health and Weight Loss

By Charles Hopkins Published 05/25/2007 | Fitness

It seems like wherever you turn there is a new smoothie shop opening up to serve you the latest refreshing frozen fruit shake.

It is easy to see why smoothies are so popular and all the rage.

Smoothies can be so soothing and invigorating. When you are in a hurry they can be a great meal replacement. Plus they are quite yummy and if they are made right they are low in fat.

Smoothies can fill you up so don't feel hungry. They are easy to make, you can grab them and take them on the go -- all huge advantages in our busy lives.

Smoothies are an easy way to pack lots of fruits and vegetables in your meals or snacks and they refresh and energize your nutrition craving body.

What you may not know is smoothies can be a great tool to help you lose weight.

Have you been trying to lose weight? Do you feel like no diet plan will help you succeed? Do you feel desperate to lose weight but just can't seem to diet?

Don't give up. Drinking smoothies to lose weight really does work. You won't feel hungry or deprived or like you are on a diet when you are on a diet with smoothies. In fact, you will never feel hungry because smoothies are so filling. There are also a few tricks to preparing your smoothies and some special ingredients you can add to your smoothies that will assist in your weight loss.

Keep in mind, because smoothies can contain so many different ingredients that not all smoothies are created equal. To lose weight with smoothies you want to be careful that your smoothies have a variety of nutritious fruits and vegetables. You want the majority of the ingredients in your smoothie to be low fat and low calorie -- this does not mean that your smoothie won't be delicious.... on the contrary...you can make smoothies that are highly habit forming because they taste so good!

Smoothie recipes that encourage weight loss and improve your health are simple to find online and in many books.

You can hasten your weight loss, boost your energy, enhance your health and improve your appearance all by adding nutritious tasty smoothies to your daily regimen. So try adding smoothies to your menu today and begin to see your extra pounds disappear and the new healthy you begin to emerge.