Whether or not Smoothie King smoothies are healthy depends on your individualized health goals. In general, commercial smoothies contain a wide variety of ingredients, making some options better than others. The challenge when choosing any smoothie is to find options that meet your nutritional needs. Fortunately Smoothie King offers a number of smoothies, and you can make modifications to make your choice fit within your health goals.Don’t rely on the menu names to decide if a smoothie is healthy. It’s up to you to make a healthy choice so you will want to custom-make your smoothie so taking into account your personal goals. If your goal is to cut back on sugar, you can request that your smoothie be made without added sugar, since Smoothie King uses turbinado sugar to sweeten its smoothies. If fat intake is a concern, check the menu for smoothie options that are low fat. Smoothie King offers several smoothies containing 3 grams of fat or less. If you’re actively trying to lose weight, caloric content will play a role in your decision. The nutritional information is available to view in the store.You may think you are ordering a healthy smoothie but the calories, fat or sugar content could be way above your needs for the day…

Veggie Avocado Pineapple Smoothie – “Wellness Blend”
20 ounces (small)                                         40 ounces (large)
460 calories                                                   920 calories
9g protein                                                      18g protein
82g carb/67g sugar                                     164g carb/134g sugar
12g fat                                                            24g fat

The Hulk Strawberry – “Fitness Blend”
20 ounces (small)                                        40 ounces (large)
964 calories                                                  1928 calories
25g protein                                                   50g protein
145g carb/125g sugar                                 290g carb/250g sugar
32g fat                                                           64g fat

Customize your smoothie

  • Order without turbinado sugar
  • Choose nonfat greek yogurt instead of frozen yogurt
  • Avoid smoothies with juice blends
  • Add fresh veggies or fruit available to add nutrients and flavor without so much sugar

Try one of these smoothies that contain lower amounts of added sugars and fats:
Gladiator Vanilla
20 ounce (small)
180 calories
45g protein
1g carb/0g sugar
0g fat

Almond Mocha High Protein (without turbinado)
20 ounces (small)
245 calories
30g protein
19g carb/14g sugar
9g fat

The Shredder – Chocolate
20 ounces (small)
283 calories
36g protein
30g carb/12g sugar
2g fat

Slim n Trim – Vanilla (without turbinado)
20 ounces (small)
153 calories
7g protein
30g carbs/19g sugar
1g fat

*According to the American Heart Association (AHA), the maximum amount of added sugars you should eat in a day are:
Men: 150 calories per day (37.5 grams or 9 teaspoons).
Women: 100 calories per day (25 grams or 6 teaspoons).

Try making your own delicious smoothies at home….
Carrot Cake Smoothie
Mango Coconut Smoothie

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