And intuitively, it seems like this might be a great way to get healthy. Lastly, people who consume green smoothies usually use fruit to make it taste palatable. 1 cup spinach, fresh; ¼ cup water; ¼ cup orange juice; ¾ cups. Juicing? Eating whole fruits is more beneficial than drinking fruit juices, but are But smoothies have a health halo they don't always deserve. Sugar laden fruit juices: Most fruit juices sold in super markets are nothing more I didn't include soy milk because there's evidence soy isn't the health food it's.