Fruit & Vegetable Nutrition

Welcome to the knowledge base of Simple Green Smoothies. Here you will find beneficial information about all the ingredients found in a glass of green goodness. We hope you use these printable PDF’s to increase essential vitamins and nutrients in your diet.

Simple Green Smoothies Nutrients Sheet






16 Responses to “Fruit & Vegetable Nutrition”

  1. Mariana F 1.19.2016 at 10:28 pm #

    What do you thinking about adding plain greek yogourt to my smoothie, as a source of protein? (No added sugar)

    • SGS Rawkstar 1.20.2016 at 4:38 am #

      Hi Mariana,

      Thanks for reaching out! Non-fat Greek yogurt is a great option when looking to give your smoothie a protein boost! We personally prefer to avoid soy and animal products, but that’s just our personal preference; if you enjoy dairy, feel free to add it to your smoothie creations.

      Check out more of our favorite protein options here…

      Cheers 🙂

  2. Pamela 11.5.2014 at 2:19 pm #

    I think the abundance of vitamin k in kale is why it is supposed to be cooked in boiling water for 7 minutes before you use it, especially if you are eating it often.

    • SGS Rawkstar Jessie 11.5.2014 at 2:39 pm #

      Hey Pamela.

      We suggest our community rotates their leafy greens. 🙂

      All raw leafy greens carry a small amount of toxins that protect plants from being entirely consumed by other animals—and wiping out the plant species. It’s a defensive trait, and something even we should be aware of. As humans, if we consume these toxins for long periods of time, they can build up and harm our thyroid. Some symptoms of alkaloid buildup are nausea, tingling in finger tips and fatigue. But before you dump your green smoothie down the drain, you should know that this isn’t anything to worry about as long as you are rotating your greens. Throughout the week, use a variety of leafy greens in your smoothies— like kale, spinach, romaine, herbs and carrot tops.

  3. Megan 4.22.2014 at 7:32 pm #

    Wow! This is wonderful! Making a chart like this has been on my “to do” list for quite some time! I’m glad I stumbled across this!! You guys have really put together a lot of great resources! Thanks 🙂

    • SGS Rawkstar Jessie 2.2.2015 at 8:27 pm #

      You’re so welcome! Cheers!

  4. T. Lavon Lawrence 4.19.2014 at 10:45 am #

    I absolutely LOVE your website and blog – I’m here pretty much every day and following you on Facebook, also, getting recipes and such. Very inspiring – I went out last week and bought both a blender and juicer and have been going at it full bore ever since. THANKS!

    • SGS Rawkstar Dan 4.21.2014 at 10:46 am #

      Love that you’re a part of our healthy eating community! Keep rawkin’ on.

  5. Dawn egerer 1.4.2014 at 8:37 am #

    How many calories in a typical green smoothie? I need to track calories .
    Thanks. Just drank my first one delicious!!!

    • Jadah and Jen 1.4.2014 at 8:39 am #

      Hi Dawn!
      We don’t currently have the nutritional info for these smoothies. If you’d like to track them, then we recommend these two websites/phone apps: Lose It and My Fitness Pal 🙂

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  10. Sandy 1.1.2013 at 3:52 pm #

    I really like the format the info is presented. Thanks so much. Saved it to my phone so it will help to have info with me while buying fruits and veggies.

    • Jadah S 2.9.2013 at 7:11 pm #

      That’s awesome Sandy! I’m glad it’s helpful. Please let us know if there is anything else you’d like to have more information on. We’re moving forward to share everything we can about the green smoothie lifestyle. 🙂

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