These smoothies or shakes have been designed to deliver all the components of a proper slow-digesting natural whole foods meal (Carbs, Proteins, and healthy Fats). When all 3 macronutrients are combined together, the Glycemic Index for the entire shake is lowered. This applies to all meals in your diet. This shake is good for everyone…those who have not worked out to those who had a very intense workout! These shakes are all about a 1:1 ratio with carbs : protein with several maxing out at 2.5:1.
All smoothies or shakes in this category are rich in antioxidants and fortified with vitamins and minerals! These shakes range in calories between 400-500 calories and most have a 3:1 ratio of carbs : protein, which make them perfect for recovery for most one hour workouts.
Remember; try to match calories burned to the calories in your shake. You can actually consume up to 10% more calories than burned. The extra calories will simply be assimilated in the muscle fibers,helping to increase endurance.
It is essential that every time you workout, you replace the calories spent during your workout with liquid calories. It may seem logical that if you want to lose weight, this would be the time you would want to bring in fewer calories however this is not the case! In fact, if you want to lose weight, you must keep your body in an anabolic state or muscle saving state. So try and match the calories consumed within 30 minutes of a workout with the calories used. These smoothies or shakes are designed for easy workouts, seniors, or snacks between meals.
All smoothies or shakes in this category are a blend of the most nutrient-dense veggies and fruits that nature offers! They are rich in antioxidants and are fortified with vitamins and minerals. These shakes range in calories between 400-500 calories and most have a 3:1 ratio of carbs : protein making them
The veggies come from both the purees and the freeze-dried vegetables in each recipe. The freeze- drying process locks in the nutrients and keeps the veggies enzymatically alive – just like raw veggies! A single scoop can deliver two cups of raw veggies!