Rhonda Patrick’s smoothie 1

Nutrition guru Dr Rhonda Patrick runs the wildly popular Found My Fitness blog and podcast and was mentored by nutrition pioneer Dr Bruce Ames.  It’s no surprise breakfast juice recipe ranks well in terms of nutrient density.  

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While smoothies should not replace real food, they can help to boost the nutrients that you’re not getting a lot of.  This smoothie will be great if your goal is nutrient density or if you are an athlete. However, higher levels of carbohydrates from the fruit, it may not be so great if you are managing diabetes.  


One serving provides 594 calories, 15 g of protein, 32 g of fat and 51  g of net carbs.


The Cronometer screenshot below shows the nutrients provided by 2000 calories of this recipe relative to the Optimal Nutrient Intakes.  


Unsweetened Flax Milk7cup (240 mL)
Carrots, Raw2medium – 6″ to 7″ long
Blueberries, Fresh1cup, whole pieces
Flax Seeds1oz
Banana1medium – 7″ to 7 7/8″ long
Apple1medium – 3″ diameter
Tomato 1large – 3″ diameter
Spinach3cup, cut pieces
Chard3cup, cut pieces


All the details can be found here and on YouTube here

Suitable for

  • nutrient-dense maintenance
  • bodybuilder
  • athlete & bulking
  • maximum nutrient density


Click the links below to see the highest-ranking recipes for each goal.

nutrient density84%
lean bulking/bodybuilder91%
fat loss77%
blood sugar & fat loss76%
blood sugar/diabetes 42%
ketogenic 20%

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