3. Skip the added sugar and “kitchen sink” supplements.
“Be wary of adding hidden additional sugars and what I call ‘kitchen sink supplements’—outdated or non-scientifically supported supplements.” If you’re choosing the right ingredients, your smoothie is plenty potent with the whole, natural foods you put in. Plus, the fruit adds enough natural sugars there’s no need for honey or agave, which can turn any well-intentioned healthy smoothie into a dessert with one pulse button tap. If your smoothie isn’t sweet enough for your tastes, add some more fiber-packed fruit.