Our monotonous lives are an invitation to several physiological problems. Obesity clearly tops this list and thus merits a lot of our attention. Physical activity and healthy eating require a lot of efforts so we reach out to shortcuts. We try and try to keep ourselves fit and pay heed to all the advice that pours in from all sectors which is misleading more often than not.
Now aren't protein shakes just proteins? How wrong could you go by accommodating them in your diet? Quite wrong it seems. The flavoring added to the shakes make them so NOT fat-free. Thus, you need to work-out more in order to reach your fitness goals.
No, smoothies are not the healthiest things you can lay your hands on. Though when consumed occasionally, without creamy milk or yogurt, smoothies are good for you. But the fruits retain all their sugar content.