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Great-West Financial®: sweet ways to stay healthy

On behalf of ADA student members insurance plans, Great-West Financial® is excited to be the exclusive sponsor of the ASDA Wellness Initiative. We’re also excited to offer you bringhealthyon.com, a wellness site created just for dental students. Visit Bring Healthy On for easy, affordable recipes like the one below, as well as smart ideas for fitting in wellness while you’re in dental school.

To learn more about ADA student members disability and life insurance plans that are available to you at no cost, visit insurance.ada.org.

CREAMSICLE BREAKFAST SMOOTHIE

Although it tastes like those iconic vanilla-and-orange popsicles, this smoothie is balanced with carbohydrates, protein and, thanks to the addition of coconut water, essential electrolytes. Look for pure coconut water without added sugar in the refrigerated section near other flavored waters or near shelf-stable waters and natural fruit juices.

Makes: 2 servings, 1 3/4 cups each
Serving Size: 1 3/4 cups
Active Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 1 cup cold pure coconut water, without added sugar or flavor
  • 1 cup nonfat vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup frozen or fresh mango chunks
  • 3 tablespoons frozen orange juice concentrate
  • 2 cups ice

Recipe Steps:
Blend coconut water, yogurt, mango, orange juice concentrate and ice in a blender until smooth.

Recipe Nutrition:
Per serving: 189 calories; 1 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 34 g carbohydrate; 5 g added sugars; 32 g total sugars; 13 g protein; 3 g fiber; 173 mg sodium; 604 mg potassium.

~Great West Financial®

This content is sponsored and does not necessarily reflect the views of ASDA.

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ADA Members Insurance Plans/Great-West Financial®

ADA-sponsored disability and life insurance is offered at no cost to ADA student members as a benefit of membership. This coverage is underwritten by Great-West Financial® and can convert to the insurance plans for practicing ADA members after graduation.

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