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Healthy Super Shake

A recipe for the "healthiest" meal replacement on the planet with great metabolism-boosting power. You can substitute your favorite juice or skim milk for the Green Tea

Super shake  

Put everything in a blender and mix for 1 minute:

1 CUP GREEN TEA This no-calorie beverage has been shown to boost metabolism. (I brew a 1/2 cup and add 5 ice cubes so that it well chilled when I add it to the blender)

1 SCOOP CHOCOLATE (or VANILLA) PROTEIN POWDER  I like the Whey Protein from Whole Foods

1 TBSP GROUND FLAXSEED Flaxseed is a healthy fat that's been shown to lower LDL cholesterol, triglycerides, and blood pressure in lab animals. Buy it preground at a health-food store.

1/2 CUP FROZEN RASPBERRIES, BLUEBERRIES, BLACKBERRIES, OR STRAWBERRIES Packed with disease-fighting anti-oxidants, these fiber-filled fruits are three of the best foods known to man.

1 TBSP ALMONDS Research shows that adding one or two handfuls of nuts to your daily diet reduces your risk of heart disease without leading to weight gain.

1 TBSP GREENS+ The nutrient equivalent of six servings of fruits and vegetables a day, it's the best-kept secret in supplements Available at Whole Foods or online ($19 for 4.7 oz; greensplus.com).

1 TBSP AGAVE NECTAR  A great low glycemic index sweetner