Smoothies are made in a blender, not a juicer, so they contain fiber. Smoothies can contain fresh fruits (and also veggies, like leafy greens), and you can add lots of other things to smoothies, too. Some of these additions are healthy and some are not: if you make a smoothie with frozen yogurt, store-bought juice, and a bit of fruit, it’s honestly not terribly good for you. A smoothie like that is super high in sugar without a lot of nutrients.

So let’s focus on how to make a truly healthy smoothie.

Learn how to make a healthy smoothie