Dr Oz: Are the New Green Drinks Really Healthy?
Doctor Oz has been promoting green drinks for many years, and he says they are a healthy way to get the nutrients your body needs. Four co-workers joined Dr Oz on the show to find out about whether green drinks are healthy or hype. Plus, get Dr Oz’s New Green Drink Recipe 2014.
Dr Oz: What Vegetables Cause Kidney Stones?
For the past three months, the women have been enjoying green drinks to start their day at the office. One woman said the Iron and Vitamin C have helped manage her iron deficiency anemia.
Vegetables do contain many natural chemicals, according to Dr Oz. Sometimes these can create Kidney Stones. If you are prone to developing Kidney Stones, there are certain foods you should avoid.
Dr Oz said to cut down on Spinach, Rhubarb, and Swiss Chard if you have had Kidney Stones in the past. Try substituting Cucumber, Green Pepper, or Broccoli instead, which will not promote Kidney Stones.
Dr Oz: Hidden Sugar in Green Drinks
Could you be overdosing on sugar from the fresh fruits and veggies in your Green Drink smoothie? It depends on what you put in the drinks.
Fruits that are high in sugar include Bananas, Grapes, and Mangoes. The list of Dr Ozs Low sugar fruits contained Lemons, Strawberries, and melons like Cantaloupe.
Dr Oz recommended a 3:1 ratio in your green drink. That means you should have three vegetable servings for every fruit serving in the mix.
Dr Oz: Green Drinks Cost
Homemade green drinks can be cheaper than buying pre-made green drinks at the store. That convenience could double the cost. Dr Oz said it could be worth the money if the convenience is worth it to you.
Doctor Oz said that his original green drink recipe costs approximately $2.25. He has made some changes and he debuted a “new green drink to save you green.”
Dr Oz: New Green Drink Recipe 2014
This recipe contains all the advice Dr Oz offered on his show in one easy drink you can make at home. The ladies tasted his concoction and they gave it their seal of approval.
- 3/4 cup Kale
- 1/4 cup Cucumber
- 1/4 cup Celery
- 1/2 cup Strawberries
- 1/2 cup Water
- Blend the ingredients together for a drink that costs less than $1 per day.