Drinking smoothies is very popular right now because they are derived from fresh fruits and are very healthy to drink. They are also easy to make and are great refreshments after working out. Another best thing about it is that supplements can be easily blended in making it an all in one nutritious drink.
This popularity that smoothies have reached paved the way for the smoothie maker to enter the market. Fashioned after the blender, the smoothie maker grinds and mixes fruits and ice and other additives to create a smoothie. They have more powerful motors than the regular blender to make it easier to grind ice. They also have what is called a stir stick to better mix the concoction and really reduce the solid parts into liquid. Another feature that this electric appliance have is the dispensing mechanism near the bottom of the smoothie pitcher. This eliminates the lifting of the pitcher to pour its contents into a glass where in regular blenders can be a bit messy.
Since supplements can be mixed into the drink, smoothies are perfect for those in a specific diet. Like for those who are trying to bulk up and build up s
ome muscles, protein powder is an essential supplement to take. Mixing the powder into the smoothie will make a more nutritious drink. If one is taking more than one supplement, mixing it all into the blend will save one a lot of time in preparing and taking those supplements.
The best thing about smoothie makers is that one can create one’s own blend. Mixing and matching fruits to blend can be a fun experience. One’s smoothie can contain all the nutrients of one to a dozen fruits and supplements making it one very healthy drink. It also save a lot of time and effort as one doesn’t have to eat one to a dozen pieces of fruit all at once.
Getting Healthy with a Smoothie Maker by Steve Post