2 November, 2017
Kiwi and Avocado Smoothie with Lime, Honey and Aloe Vera
2 Weird Looking Fruits
This aloe vera juice recipe is excellent for expectant ladies to get decent volume of folates.
Kiwi and Avocado may not be people’s number one fruits. Perhaps due to their rather strange looking forms. They are not colorful enough to attraction general interest such as apples, oranges or bananas. If you have been overlooking kiwi and avocado fruits from your diet, you must have missed out on some of their exceptional healthy benefits.
For example, avocado enables people with hypertension and bowel problems so well that its effects might adequate to abandon the drugs. Expectant ladies or women trying to get expecting require folic acid. Avocado provides folic acid. It has scores of other health benefits that will astound you, like it helps to manage your weight and improve your skin texture.
But let’s discuss benefits of Kiwi fruits first.
Some Excellent Benefits of Kiwi Fruits
1. Excellent Source of Folate
It is an excellent source of Vitamin B6 or folate. Great for expecting women because it helps in the healthy development of the foetus. It is also considered to be good for growing kids.
2. Source of Dietary Fiber
Kiwi also comes with dietary fiber. As such eating kiwi will help to lower risks of both cardiovascular disease and coronary heart disease. Ample amount of dietary fiber also maintains your blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar. It makes you feel fuller thus easier weight loss process.
3. High Source of Vitamin C
Lemons and oranges do not have the the highest sources of Vitamin C, but Kiwi is! Per 100 grams contain 154 percentage of Vitamin C This is almost twice that of lemons and oranges. Hence it is a powerful anti-oxidant fruit and lowering free radicals that could lead to cancer.
4. Helps in Digestion
Kiwi fruit comes with an enzyme called actinidain. It is known for its protein dissolving properties. Just like papain in papaya. For this, sometimes Kiwi juice is applied for meat tendering process. It helps in the digestion of proteins in the body. Last, Kiwi helps patients suffering from irritable bowel syndrome.
5. Beautiful Skin
Being alkaine in nature, Kiwi fruit helps in opposing the effects of acidic food such as meat product. It is crucial to manage a good pH balance as a part of wellness. Therefore, you will stay more active, energised and younger. Large doses of vitamin C and E are vital for skin health and wellness too. You can even apply some kiwi juice to your skin for some beneficial outcomes!
– 1/2 ripe large avocado
– 2 peeled kiwi
– 1/8 cup lime juice
– 1/8 cup -1/4 cup of almond milk, soy milk, coconut milk, aloe juice, fruit juice or water.
– honey 1-2 tsp
– 2-3 ice cubes
Place the liquid in the blender first, then fruit and ice. Cover. Start on low speed, increasing to high speed. Blend it up until creamy and smooth.
Makes one 10 oz glass/
let’s make some aloe vera juice!