06-05-2007, 11:13 PM
I started drinking green smoothies today..and I am trying to do a smoothie fast/diet for this entire week..and maybe longer..I ran into a few problems today and I've figured out my answers to most of them..but there's one I still don't have an answer for..
By the end of the day I was SERIOUSLY craving salt by the end of the day...so I don't think i got any or enough..here is what I had in my smoothies today...apples, bananas, spinach, parsely, grapes, oranges, & avocado...basically I need to know if there is a veggie or fruit with some sodium in it so that I can get enough salt for the day?
Also..has anyone ever put any kind of seaweed in their smoothies b4?..and how did it taste?..I am trying to figure out how to get some B12 in my smoothie..if anyone has any other suggestion about what to put in my smoothie to get enough B12 that would be great:D
06-05-2007, 11:20 PM
Try celery! That has a lot of sodium (and water).
06-05-2007, 11:27 PM
I second the celery. I went through the exact same cravings after a period of green smoothies, and adding a couple stalks of celery to the green smoothies was the cure.
06-06-2007, 12:06 AM
Also, you can vary your smoothie intake and make some that are more savory than sweet.
A virgin mary would be an easy, comfortingly familiar place to start (tomater, celery, a little sea salt, maybe some nama shoyu, cayenne, maybe some hot peppers, possibly some horseradish, greens of choice- I recommend cilantro or parsley- cuke spear or lime for a garnish)
06-06-2007, 02:20 AM
Thanx guys I'll try that:D ..does anyone have any suggestions for the B12?
06-06-2007, 09:00 AM
celery for sodium.....unwashed celery for b12....
06-06-2007, 09:22 AM
For the B12 - How about Alissa's green food powder? Or spirulina?
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06-06-2007, 09:52 AM
I put 1/2-1 teaspoon of kelp powder in some of my smoothies. You can get it in the smaller bulk sections of the health food store. And again for like the fifth time on here, celery for the natural sodium.
06-06-2007, 10:33 AM
Thanx everyone..I can't wait to try everything..and hopefully my body will respond accordingly:D
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