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Why You Need a Pitaya Smoothie

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passion smoothieIn the words of François de La Rochefoucauld, “To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art.” Juice It Up!’s mission is to provide the freshest and most delicious products available and serve as advocates of healthy choices and lifestyles. One of the most electrifying and exhilarating products birthed from this mission is the pitaya smoothie. It is a one-of-a-kind, intelligent smoothie that is beloved by consumers everywhere because of its color, nutrients, and tasty experience.

Where Does the Pitaya Smoothie Come From?

Pitaya is an exotic dragon fruit from Central America. Juice It Up!’s pitaya specifically comes from Nicaragua. We partnered with Pitaya Plus, a social good organization that employs single mothers and helps farmers achieve organic certification. It’s a partnership that brings significant transformation to communities throughout Nicaragua and the United Sates. By being one of the first smoothie chains to infuse the pitaya super fruit into smoothies and bowls, we have empowered our customers with even more functional, delicious, and healthy food options.

The Pitaya Smoothie Has a Delightful & Alluring Color

Healthy eating advocates often recommend consumers to “eat the rainbow.” This simply means that one of the best ways to get essential vitamins and nutrients is by consuming a variety of fruits and vegetables. The most intriguing quality of the pitaya smoothie is its vibrant pink color. It is a visually phenomenal smoothie that is as healthy as it is bright, vivid, and attention grabbing.

The Pitaya Smoothie Is Immensely Nourishing

Every fruit has its strengths. Some fruits have more fiber than others, some may have more antioxidants or vitamin C. Yet, pitaya is a fruit that has the full circle of nutrients. That is why it’s called a super fruit. The main benefits of a pitaya smoothie are similar to an acai smoothie: healthy omegas and fibers from the seeds. The fiber helps the body digest food and stabilize blood sugar levels. It’s also a good source of magnesium as well, which most people do not get in their diet. It’s high in vitamin C which is a key player in strong immune systems and the antioxidants keep consumers looking youthful. If you’re looking for a low-sugar, highly-nutritional superfood to add to your diet, the pitaya smoothie may just be the best thing.

It’s Not Just a Smoothie. It’s an Experience

Think about the last time you went to an ice cream shop and were dazzled by the custom, creative, and unique combinations. Then you order their color-changing, unicorn resembling, spectacle of purple and pink that’s available only for a limited time. What you’re really doing is joining in on a sensational experience — one that you’ll feel guilty about after discovering the number of calories, sugar, and fat! The pitaya smoothie is the all-natural, nutritious, and visual sensation of the fruit world.

Teenagers especially love posting their pitaya smoothie bowls on social media. While their friends eat regular frozen yogurt, they proudly showcase their cool-looking, ultra-healthy pitaya bowls. This is because its way more than a healthy smoothie, it’s an amazing experience. The pitaya smoothie so unbelievably nourishing and beautiful that consumers cannot help but add it to their diets and Instagram feeds.

Our pitaya smoothie line-up includes: the Pitaya Sunset Smoothie, and the Pitaya Passion Bowl, each with its own unique flavor profile.

Find a Juice It Up! near you today to experience the pitaya smoothie.