We already know excessive consumption of sugar is linked to health issues such as diabetes, weight gain, high blood pressure, and fatty liver disease, to name but a few. It can also make sleep more difficult. You may know to avoid candy, doughnuts, pies, desserts, and soda before bed, but do smoothies seem like a nice healthy snack?
Research published in BMJ Open in March 2016 looked at beverages marketed to children in the UK, and found that packaged smoothie products averaged even more sugar per serving (around two and a half teaspoons) than juice. About 40 percent of