Grab and Go Smoothies: Staying Healthy on a Busy Schedule

Shari Pack | April 17, 2016

Does it seem as though there aren’t enough hours in the day? With everything that goes on in our busy lives, how do we make the time to get all the nutrients we need to stay healthy? Skipping nutritious snacks and meals or replacing them with convenient, but salty and sugary alternatives can wreak havoc on our bodies. In the past, I’ve suffered from a weakened immune system and the other health issues that came with it. I now know that if I don’t prioritize my health and wellbeing, I’ll end up sick again.

I’ve been using the NutriBullet daily for over three years now, but, I have to admit, there are days when I get caught up with work and forget to prepare a smoothie. I feel terrible whenever I go a day without one, so I’m always looking for quick and easy ways to get my daily fruits and vegetables.

My oncologist gave me the idea of preparing ingredients for my smoothies a week in advance. His schedule is even crazier than mine and he’s literally running from one patient to the next, yet he’s able to squeeze in two smoothies a day! I found that spending just ten minutes of my day preparing smoothie ingredients in advance saves me a huge amount of time throughout the week. All I have to do is take my bag of fruits and veggies out of the refrigerator, throw the ingredients into my NutriBullet with my choice of liquid, and smoothie!

Nutrition should be your number one priority, no matter how hectic your days are. No more making excuses because, without a healthy and balanced diet, your body cannot perform at its best. It takes very little time to cut up fresh, organic fruits and veggies for a week’s worth of healthy smoothies. And you can also use the same process to plan and prepare healthy meals throughout the week. The most important thing is figuring out what works best for you and your schedule so that you can ensure you’re getting all the nutrients you need to stay healthy.

Here's to more healthful and productive days!

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Shari Pack

Shari Pack has been one of NutriBullet’s most documented success stories and has been sharing her results publically since appearing in the NutriBullet infomercial. Shari’s transformation has been life changing and she has been keeping fellow NutriBlasters current on her on-going progress by sharing her lessons learned, cancer journey and road to recovery on our site.

While Shari did go to extreme precautionary surgical measures years ago to reduce her risk of a genetic cancer, she learned first-hand how stress and poor diet can affect the immune system. In 2010, she was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis and only months later and despite the prophylactic surgeries, a reproductive cancer. Her cancer surgery was followed by several months of chemotherapy and the complications that arose from side effects. Through trial and error, she discovered the best ways to manage her health was by eating certain foods, avoiding others and staying strong.

Shari is committed to a clean living/anti-cancer diet and is currently completing a cancer guide/cookbook. She is devoted to sharing her journey to better health and tips on how to prevent cancer, how to deal with the diagnosis, how to detox from the treatment and transition into a cleaner lifestyle by taking advantage of all of the benefits the NutriBullet has to offer.

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