Low GI Fruit Smoothie

Low GI Fruit Smoothie Recipe
Low GI Fruit Smoothie Recipe
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This smoothie recipe has it all! Sweet, tart, satisfying, and surprisingly it will not raise your blood sugar as much as other foods! The glycemic load is a concept based on the glycemic index of foods. The glycemic index is an estimate of how much the food will raise blood sugar. The glycemic load is a calculation that considers carbohydrate to fiber, fat and protein ratio in the food, which attenuates the effects on blood sugar. The total glycemic load of this smoothie recipe is 16. This means that this smoothie has a medium effect on blood sugar. Not bad for a sweet treat!

Ingredients: 
1/2 apple
1/2 cup cherries, pitted
1/2 pear
1 plum, pitted
1/2 cup frozen strawberries
Instructions: 
  1. Add all ingredients to the blender and blend until smooth.
Tips: 
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Rating: 

Average: 4.8 (4 votes)

Preparation Overview
Prep Time: 3 mins.
Blend Time: 2 mins.
Total Time: 5 mins.
Yield: This recipe makes 1 serving, equal to 1 pints (12 ounces).
Nutrition Summary
Serving Size: 12 oz
Calories: 200
Protein: 0.9 grams
Fat: 0.3 grams
Carbs: 51.4 grams
*data is for 1 serving
Detailed Nutrition Data
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
1 serving (352.2 g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories
200
Calories from Fat
3
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
0.3g
0%
Saturated Fat
0.0g
0%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
11mg
0%
Total Carbohydrates
51.4g
17%
Dietary Fiber
7.1g
28%
Sugars
27.3g
Protein
0.9g
Vitamin A 8% • Vitamin C 70%
Calcium 3% • Iron 4%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

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