Is Starbucks Strawberry Smoothie, Nonfat Milk healthy?


By: Starbucks

34
CQ SCORE

290
CALORIES PER SERVING

11
INGREDIENTS

SALT

LOW

SAT FAT

N/A

SUGAR

LOW

FIBER

HIGH

Macro Nutrient Breakdown

  • Carbs 76.7
  • Fat 2.9
  • Protein 20.4

+ Good Source of Fiber - the USDA cites fiber as underconsumed nutrient of public health concern

+ Carbohydrate to Fiber Ratio Under 10:1 - lower rate is an effective measure of healthfulness

- Added fibers lack some of the benefits of naturally present fiber

Macronutrient Score

Are the proteins, fats, and carbs in this food from the best sources?

12.9/35

SCORE BREAKDOWN

Fat Ratio: 2.9%
Fat Quality: 66.7 / 100.0
Carb Ratio: 76.7%
Carb Quality: 27.0 / 100.0
Protein Ratio: 20.4%
Protein Quality: 70.0 / 100.0
Refined Carb Ingredients - 1
Whole Carb Ingredients - 0

Micronutrient Score

Is this food nutritiously dense?

9.3/45.0

SCORE BREAKDOWN

Product Nutrient Density score: 5.8/10.0
Comparable Product: Beverages, carbonated, cola, fast-food cola
Comparable Product Nutrient Density score: 0.5/20.0
Plant score: 3.1/15.0
Sodium & Added Sugar Detractor: - 0.1

Ingredient Score

Is this food minimally processed?

12.0/20

SCORE BREAKDOWN

4 Processed Ingredients
7 Other Ingredients
1 Added Fiber Ingredients

11

INGREDIENTS

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Reconstitued Strawberry Puree

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

White Grape Juice Concentrate

FUNCTIONS

Processed
Refined Grain

DESCRIPTION

Fruit juice concentrates are processed products that have removed natural water, fiber and phytonutrient content found in fruit. Concentrates are much more concentrated sources of simple sugar and are much less nutritiously dense than fruits.

Natural Flavour

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DESCRIPTION

Lycopene Color

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DESCRIPTION

Ice

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Banana

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DESCRIPTION

Milk

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Cow's milk consists primarily of protein, fat, and lactose (a sugar).

Chicory Root Extract

FUNCTIONS

Added Fiber

DESCRIPTION

Chicory Root is an added fiber used by food manufacturers because of its adaptable characteristics. Overconsumption can cause gastrointestinal discomfort. Added / isolated fibers may not have the same health effects as naturally present fibers.

Natural Flavors

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

The FDA requires the term natural flavor or natural flavoring be applied for any substance, the function of which is to impart flavor, which is derived from a spice, fruit or fruit juice, vegetable or vegetable juice, edible yeast, herb, bark, bud, root, leaf or similar plant material, meat, fish, poultry, eggs, dairy products, or fermentation products thereof.

Xanthan Gum

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

Produced by fermentation of a carbohydrate. Derived from a variety of sources including corn and wheat. Used to thicken and stabilize a variety of foods. Even in small amounts, can greatly increase viscosity of liquid.

Soy Lecithin

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

Lecithins are oily substances that occur naturally in plants (soybeans) and animals (egg yolks). It’s actually a very popular ingredient – one of the top 10 most used ingredients in processed foods. Since soybeans are one of the cheapest crops in the US (thanks in part to federal subsidies to growers), it makes sense to use a cheap, natural soy derived emulsifier in food processing. People concerned about GMOs and those who avoid refined oils should avoid Soy Lecithin.

Nutrition Label
Amt per Serving Daily Value1

Calories

290Kcal

14%

Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0%
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 5mg 1%
Sodium 125mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 60g 21%
Dietary Fiber 7.0g 28%
Sugars 41g
Estimated Added Sugars 0g 0%
Protein 16g 32%
Vitamin A 60mcg 4%
Vitamin C 21.0mg 35%
Calcium 100mg 10%
Iron 1.8mg 10%
1) Daily values adapted from new nutrition label that manufacturers must comply with by July 2018, found in the Food and Drug Administration�s Final Rule �Food Labeling: Revision of the Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels,� pages 903�906 with the exception of added sugars and sodium based on American Heart Association recommendations
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Micronutrient Profile of Comparable Product
Product: Beverages, carbonated, cola, fast-food cola - 258g - 95Kcal
Amt per Serving Daily Value1
Minerals
Magnesium 0mg 0%
Potassium 5mg 0%
Phosphorus 26mg 3%
Zinc 0mg 1%
Copper N/A N/A
Selenium N/A N/A
Vitamins
Carotenebeta N/A
Carotenealpha N/A
VitaminE 0mg 0%
VitaminD 0IU 0%
Lycopene N/A
Luteinzeaxanthin N/A
Thiamin 0.0mg 0%
Riboflavin 0.0mg 0%
Niacin 0mg 0%
VitaminB6 0.0mg 0%
Folate N/A N/A
VitaminB12 0mcg 0%
Choline N/A
VitaminK 0mcg 0%