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Vitamin C Thrust - Citrus Berry Smoothie

Posted by Health & Beauty Expert on

Vitamin C has abundant benefits including defense against immune system shortages, cardiovascular disease and prenatal health problems. Our today’s selected smoothie recipe is called Vitamin C Thrust - Citrus Berry Smoothie. It’s a healthful source of carbohydrate and powerful antioxidants.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups fresh berries
  • 3/4 cup low-fat plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons nonfat dry milk
  • 1 tablespoon toasted wheat germ
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Nutrition Facts:

Per serving: 432 calories

  • 3 g fat (2 g sat, 0 g mono)
  • 15 mg cholesterol
  • 77 g carbohydrates
  • 20 g protein
  • 7 g fiber
  • 250 mg sodium
  • 617 mg potassium

Nutrition Bonus:

Vitamin C (175% daily value)

Calcium (63% dv)

Potassium (18% dv)

Magnesium (16% dv)

(Carbohydrate Servings: 4 ½)

(Exchanges: 3 fruit, 2 low-fat milk)

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