Grape & Kiwi Smoothie...

This smoothie is bursting with fruity flavors. You’ll love the mild grape, tangy kiwi and honey combination all wrapped up into one sweet and delicious fruit drink.

Benefits of Grapes:
Grapes, one of the most popular and delicious fruits, are rich sources of vitamins A, C, B6 and folate in addition to essential minerals like potassium, calcium, iron, phosphorus, magnesium and selenium.
  • Grapes contain flavonoids that are very powerful antioxidants, which can reduce the damage caused by free radicals and slow down aging. 
  • Grapes, due to their high nutrient content, play an important role in ensuring a healthy and active life.
  • Grapes are very effective in overcoming and eliminating constipation. They are classified as a laxativefood, because they contain organic acid, sugar and cellulose.
  • Grapes have strong antibacterial and antiviral properties that can protect you from infections.
  • Grapes prevent dyspepsia. They cure indigestion and irritation of the stomach. 
  • Grapes reduce the acidity of the uric acid and help eliminate the acid from the system thus reducing the pressure of the kidneys.
  • Anticancer properties. Resveratrol acts as anti-inflammatory. Effective in breast and colorectal cancers. Anthocyanins and proanthocyanidins have properties of anti-proliferate which can inhibit the growth of cancer causing agents.

Benefits of Kiwi:
Kiwifruit can offer a great deal more than an exotic tropical flair in your fruit salad. These emerald delights contain numerous phytonutrients as well as well-known vitamins and minerals that promote your health.      
  • Kiwifruit emerged from our food ranking system as an excellent source of vitamin C. This nutrient is the primary water-soluble antioxidant in the body, neutralizing free radicals that can cause damage to cells and lead to problems such as inflammation and cancer.
  • Kiwifruit as a very good source of dietary fiber. Fiber is also good for binding and removing toxins from the colon, which is helpful for preventing colon cancer. Fiber-rich foods, like kiwifruit, are good for keeping the blood sugar levels of diabetic patients under control.
  • Eating vitamin C-rich fruit such as kiwi may confer a significant protective effect against respiratory symptoms associated with asthma such as wheezing.
Smoothie tip: Keep pitted grapes in your freezer and add to this recipe as normal. Then you wouldn't need to chill this smoothie after making it. Simply drink as soon as you’re done creating this delicious drink.

1 ripe kiwi fruit; peeled & chopped
1 cup white grapes; skinned & pitted
2 tsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice
2 tbsp. acacia honey
2 tbsp. full-cream yogurt

Servings: 2

Combine the kiwi fruit and grapes into your blender along with the lemon juice, acacia honey and yogurt and process until smooth.

Chill for about 30 minutes. Pour into chilled glasses and serve immediately

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