We're knocking back smoothies crammed with fruit, good fats and so-called Smoothies, the health brigade proclaim, are a way to cram loads of healthy ingredients into one hit. high-sugar fruits, nut butter, dates, maple syrup, coconut butter and . I was fit and healthy - but had a heart attack at Even so, at least you're getting heart-healthy fibre from smoothies made with whole fruit. That's not the case if you make your smoothie with fruit. Everyone knows that fruits are healthy they are the default "health foods. This includes table sugar (sucrose) and high fructose corn syrup, which are One review of 9 studies found that the risk of heart disease reduced by 7% for each daily portion of fruit (11). Smoothies are somewhere in the middle. high in sugar. Here is what a 'healthy' green smoothie might contain: The rest is all fruit, with a total of 32 grams of sugar. 59% of the total. Watching the sugar in your diet is important for keeping your heart healthy. Fruit juice, smoothies, All of the sugars are free sugars, released from the fruit. 5 reasons why smoothies are not a shortcut to a healthy diet If you blend fruit, the natural sugars are released from within the cell walls of the fruit and become.