smoothiesI feel like whenever I'm looking to cut down on a few pounds, I'm always taking my blender off the top shelf of my cabinet and putting it back on the counter. In my mind, something about smoothies and weight loss just seems to go hand in hand. The hard truth? What you put into your smoothie can be doing your weight loss efforts more harm than good. Yup, full-fat yogurts, high-calorie juices, those extra chocolate chips -- all of these common smoothie ingredients could be driving the numbers on the scale up instead of down.

So what's a smoothie lover to do? Well, find some low-calorie, healthier options of course! Check out these 6 great slimming smoothies that'll help you lose inches and satisfy your sweet tooth.

Do you have a favorite smoothie recipe?

 

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