Use of Superfood Superboosts, Yogurt & Whey Isolate (protein powder)

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Jerome C.
Joined: 10/19/2014

I've been 'blasting' for approximately six (6) weeks and am experiencing a measurable increase in energy levels and and an improved sense of general well-being.  Of late, I've developed the habit of adding 1/2 to 1 cup of plain, low fat, greek yogurt; 1 scoop of organic whey isolate (protein powder); Superfood Energy Boost (1 1/2 tsp.) or Superfood Superboost (1 tbsp.)  to nearly every blast (I blast 1x/day - in the morning).  I'm curious if this ins't a recommended practice or if nutritionally, it is acceptable?

I have been drinking a nutri smoothie for over a year now, at least 6 days a week. I have tried lots of different things. My usual drink is Cacao powder, Goji berries and Low Fat Cottage Cheese - 2% Milk (for the protein) and I use 1 cup frozen fruit and one cup spinach or kale and a scoop of GNC Vanilla protein, some cinnamon, a banana and spring water or unsweetened almond or soy milk. My drink is anywhere from 400 to 500 calories. Its a meal replacement, not low calories but full of awesome nutrients that have kept me from being sick the past year. Everyone around me gets the flu, cold, viruses, me nothing, healthy healthy! I know its due to my smoothie. Yours sounds healthy. As long as its not making you feel bad or not interfering with any medications you're taking, its all good! Just check online for any interactions with new things. Like Goji berries are really a super nutrient, but it can adversely affect people on blood thinners and diabetes medications. Wwb MD has great info about the effects of natural supplements.
As long as you are using the best quality ingredients - organic yogurt, a quality protein powder and do not have any dairy allergies or intolerance it should be fine. My only recommendation would be to switch it up every now and then. We all get in food ruts. Even when eating healthy foods, we need to get a variety to help meet all of our needs and to receive a wide range of phytonutrients. Mix and match ingredients, add a new one in, or try a different recipe or even a different protein source every now and then to fill in any nutritional gaps.
Thank you, Krista. I am fortunate in that I do not have any dairy allergies and try to use organic products whenever feasible. I use a low-fat, plain organic yogurt and a whey isolate protein powder that is derived from grass-fed cows that aren't treated with rGBH or anitbiotics and is free of sugar and artificial color & low sodium. I am going to try a few new blasts based on reciipes found here on the site that use ginger; Blackstrap molasses (unsulphured); organic cranberries and unsweetened cocanut flakes (unsulphured). Thanks again for your thoughts and for your work in guiding those of us trying to improve our health, one blast at a time.