How To Make 5 Spinach Shakes for Weight Loss

Thanks to the diuretic properties of spinach and its versatility to pair with other ingredients, you can use it as a main ingredient in your satisfying and depurative smoothies.
How To Make 5 Spinach Shakes for Weight Loss
Elisa Morales Lupayante

Reviewed and approved by the pedagogue in physical education and nutritionist Elisa Morales Lupayante.

Last update: 21 June, 2022

Losing pounds in a healthy manner is a goal of many people and a spinach shake can help. The extra weight not only affects your figure and self-esteem but is also the main cause of heart disease, inflammation, and other health problems. 

This is why it’s important to adopt healthy habits, improve your diet and adopt an exercise routine to increase your energy usage. You can also consider some “extra help” such as spinach shakes. The combination of ingredients can help you control anxiety and eliminate fat.

A study by Lund University in Sweden concluded that spinach helps reduce anxiety and the need to eat sugars, thanks to the thylakoids it contains in its chlorophyll. These shakes aren’t a “miraculous” way to lose weight, but can help you improve the results.

1. Spinach-orange shake


A couple spinach-orange shakes.
Starting the morning with a green smoothie is a healthy habit.

This delicious smoothie is rich in antioxidants and dietary fiber and a great complement to lose weight. Note that fiber can provenly promote the sensation of satiety.

It’s essential nutrients stimulate the body to cleanse. And, by increasing your energy level, it helps to increase your mental and physical activity. Be sure to drink it before your exercise routine or whenever you crave something to eat.


  • 7 spinach leaves
  • The juice of three oranges
  • 2 kiwis
  • 1 c. of water


  • Wash the spinach and place it in a blender
  • Juice the oranges and add it to the spinach
  • Chop the kiwi and add the water to ease blending
  • Blend it to a smooth texture

When to drink it

  • Drink a glass of this beverage 30 minutes before exercising
  • You may drink it for breakfast or as a mid-afternoon snack

2. Spinach-mango-coconut shake

The combination of ingredients in this shake can help you lose weight while improving cholesterol levels and counteracting fluid retention.

Its vitamins and minerals encourage the balance in your inflammatory processes. At the same time, it prevents fatigue and anxiety. In addition, coconut can help reducing your risk of cardiovascular problems, according to a study published in Nutrition Reviews.


  • 6 spinach leaves
  • 1 ripe mango
  • 1 c. of coconut water


  • Wash the spinach and add it to the blender with the previously peeled ripe mango and the coconut water
  • Then, serve it after you obtain a smooth liquid

When to drink it

  • Drink the shake whenever you crave something between meals
  • Also drink it in the morning or as part of your breakfast

3. Spinach-avocado-pineapple shake

A spinach-avocado shake.


This delicious, energy packed shake helps you lose excess weight. It doesn’t just increase your metabolic activity but also controls your desire to eat more than you should.

It contains digestive enzymes and anti-inflammatory compounds that help clean your organism to reduce your risk of cardiovascular and joint diseases.


  • 7 spinach leaves
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 3 pineapple slices
  • 1 c. of water


  • Wash the spinach leaves and dice the avocado and the pineapple
  • Add all of the ingredients to your blender and add a cup of water, blend it

When to drink it

  • Drink this smoothie for breakfast at least 3 times per week
  • You can have anytime you crave something to eat

4. Spinach-banana-peach shake

This tropical spinach smoothie is energizing and an anti-inflammatory and low in calories so it’s a healthy addition to a weight loss eating plan.

Its combination of ingredients is a boost of essential nutrients and a good complement to  a weight loss satisfying diet. It’s high concentration of potassium, a mineral, can provenly regulate blood pressure.


  • 6 spinach leaves
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 peach
  • A c. of almond milk


  • Add all of the ingredients to the blender and blend them with the almond milk
  • Once you have a smooth drink, serve it

When to drink it

  • Drink it mid-morning or prior to your workouts

5. Spinach-apple shake

A spinach-apple shake.


The blend of the properties of spinach with the prodigious green apple results in a low calorie shake. It encourages purging and weight loss. Drink it if you’re constipated or have digestive problems.


  • 7 spinach leaves
  • 1 green apple
  • 2 cabbage leaves
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 1 c. of water


  • Add all of the ingredients to a blender
  • Blend it for a few moments, until you get a smooth liquid

When to drink it

  • Drink it for breakfast two or three times a week

Include this kind of beverage in your weight loss diet

As you can see, there are several spinach shakes you can have to take advantage of the weight loss properties of this vegetable. Choose the one you like the most, and add it to your diet. Regular physical activity is also important for your health.

All cited sources were thoroughly reviewed by our team to ensure their quality, reliability, currency, and validity. The bibliography of this article was considered reliable and of academic or scientific accuracy.

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