Demystifying Popular Smoothie Boosters

Step behind the smoothie counter and take a look at some popular smoothie boosters frequenting our drinks.

Ginseng

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Ginseng

Frequently found in energy-boosting supplements, ginseng affects the brain's hormone receptors by stimulating the secretion of the adrenal hormone. These are the hormones involved in emotion, stress and, as the name suggests, adrenaline. Opinions on whether ginseng improves athletic performance are mixed; however, recent studies have found that it doesn't do much to boost strength or endurance during exercise. (1)


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