How L.A. Works: Juice Crafters’ Pacific Love Smoothie

Even a drink that sounds healthful can be a calorie bomb. Weighing in at a spandex-splitting 476 calories, this 16-ounce smoothie is a meal*, not a mid-afternoon snack
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WHAT IT’S MADE OF

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From left to right, top to bottom: Almond butter, banana, royal jelly (the gland secretion of bees), almond milk, raw cacao nibs, maca, bee pollen, coconut butter, and dates.


WHAT IT EQUALS

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  • 78g carbs: 40 grams more than a Double Quarter Pounder with cheese
  • 36g sugar: Six grams more than a Snickers bar
  • 20g fat: Eight grams more than a Krispy Kreme doughnut

*While smoothies may not be the best choice for a postworkout pick-me-up, here’s some good news: Calorie quality matters. Juice Crafters’ “Pacific Love” smoothie benefits your body far more than all of these processed foods.

LA Woman
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This feature originally appeared in the October 2014 issue of Los Angeles magazine

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