5 Ways Your Smoothie Is Making You Gain Weight



Smoothies may be a healthy part of your day and help you reach some of your nutritional objectives, but experts warn they can also promote weight gain.

Protein deficiency

If you choose your smoothie components carefully, it may be a fast and simple method to get protein. "Protein can also help you feel full longer."

You're lacking fiber

Fiber is important for satiety and digestive health, but smoothies, especially those without fruit peels or made with fruit juices, often lack it.

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Overuse of additional sweeteners

Due to the bitterness of vegetables and leafy greens, smoothies sometimes need additional sweets.

Excessive use of high-calorie substances

Smoothies are a tasty way to include protein-rich, fiber-rich items into your everyday routine. This is tough since "too much of a good thing" may be true even for smoothies too many calories might disrupt your aims.

Consuming store-bought smoothies

A store-bought, pre-made smoothie is a popular cause for weight gain due to its high sugar content and low protein and fiber content.