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8 Healthy Smoothie Saboteurs

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Not all smoothies are created equal! In fact, many sneak in some pretty high calorie, fat, and sugar-rich ingredients—despite the healthy misnomer.

Depending on what you blend into your morning or post-workout smoothie, one frothy glass can quickly turn into a smoothie saboteur if they feature these high calorie-, fat-, and sugar-ridden ingredients…

1. Whipped Cream

I hate to point out the obvious, but any smoothie topped with a thick dollop of whipped cream or Cool Whip isn’t a healthy snack—it’s an indulgent dessert! Not only is whipped cream high in bad fat, sugar, and calories most whipped toppings that you buy in a can are full of unhealthy hydrogenated vegetable oils and high fructose corn syrup.

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